|Angel Investor Group Profile|
The Ariel Savannah Angel Partners is an angel investor group established on 2005 in Savannah, Georgia. Its name is derived from a famous clipper ship and from the guardian angel of North America. The group is formulated as an open-cluster limited liability company, with an initial membership fee of $2,500 and an annual membership fee of $1,500. Members make investment decisions individually and not as a group. By 2009, the group aspires to become a fund-cluster company, with a single investment of $50,000 per member. Investment decisions shall then be made based on the fund resource.
The Ariel Savannah Angel Partners is an organization of accredited individual investors coming from a wide range of experiences and fields, such as in business, medicine, law and education. The members are successful businessmen, corporate executives or has held vital positions in companies and are adept in business management and operations or in the investment business. The members are brought together and meld into a single body working towards economic advancement in Georgia, South Carolina and the Southeast regions through building a high quality investment portfolio.
Membership to the Ariel Savannah Angel Partners is invitational. Upon receiving an invitation letter, the new member should read, fill-out and sign an operating agreement and subscription documents and pay the membership fee. A member should also submit a curriculum vitae for the investment group's reference and records. All members are required to participate in the group's events and activities, such as evaluation of prospective companies, due diligence process and investment decisions. Ideally, a member should at least have made about ten investments within five years, as well as follow-on investments on later stage companies.
Ariel Savannah Angel Partners' investments are on companies that has a great potential for growth and are in the early stage and in the later stage of development or the expansion stage. The investment group is not particular with the kind of industry, as long as the company is a good investment opportunity. They deal with both high or low technology oriented companies. More importantly, the group looks for companies with a strategically formulated business plan with significant market dominance, a strong and experienced management team, a viable exit strategy, openness to mentoring and counseling, a pre-money company valuation justifiable to the investment funding and a marketing plan that can generate $5 to $100 million of revenues in a given year.
Interested companies can apply to the Ariel Savannah Angel Partners for funding through accomplishing an application form online, as well as submitting an executive summary and other necessary attachments. After screening the applications, any company that would meet the investment group's criteria will be requested to submit a formal application. Added information, supporting documents and an interview may also be requested from the candidate company. If the company passes through the screening, a business presentation shall be scheduled. Business presentations normally take place on the group's monthly meetings. After the presentation, a company that has proven to be a promising investment opportunity shall undergo a due diligence process. Final negotiations for the terms and agreement of investment will transpire.
Ariel Savannah Angel Partners Website
The Ariel Savannah Angel Partners website provides extensive information regarding the investment group. Thorough explanations about the group's history, mission and goals are included. It has also provided the members' duties and responsibilities as a part of the group and the management process. A sample of a prospective investor invitation letter is also posted in one of the pages. The letter clearly illustrated the group's image to the prospective member by giving focus to their main purpose and objectives. Members are provided a log-in page that can be accessed through a user name and password. It is where the group's database of important contacts and other information can be obtained.
Companies who are interested to gain funding from the Ariel Savannah Angel Partners can access a page for entrepreneurs. All the necessary details for application are within the entrepreneurs tab, categorized in various pages. There are pages for the criteria for investment, application process and entrepreneur benefits. Applications can also be submitted online that can be found in a page within the entrepreneurs tab. Applicants should accomplish the online registration process and can also attach supporting documents in various formats.
Ariel Savannah Angel Partners have various sponsors. These sponsors are listed in their website, with corresponding contact details and website address. The sponsors page also provides the details for sponsorship. There are also tabbed pages for news and events, which provides the latest news and events in the group, and for resources, which contains various links to websites that are beneficial to investors and entrepreneurs. And for the group's contact details, the contact tab page provides names, phone numbers and electronic addresses. Comments and inquiries can also be done by filling out a general inquiry form that is also available on the same page.
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