Our Members:
  • Are all accredited investors (according to SEC rules– see below).
  • Have track records managing and building successful companies either as entrepreneurs or operating executives.
  • Are experienced in angel investing, leading Due Diligence, structuring investments, and coaching entrepreneurs.
  • Form an extensive peer network of domain expertise and contacts for subsequent funding, talent and technology.
  • Dedicate significant time and effort to NYA activities, including attending breakfast meetings and screening sessions, identifying and analyzing investment opportunities, and serving on NYA committees.
  • Agree to invest at least $50,000 and participate in at least one NYA investment per year.
  • Have invested in at least one early stage venture over the course of the prior 12 months.
  • Understand the risk associated with angel investing.

Securities And Exchange Commission

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