We are always seeking to expand our network of investors and partners. We actively seek out and onboard new members who share our vision for supporting early-stage startups and generating significant returns.At our angel network, membership is a community of experienced investors and university alumni who are keen to support early-stage companies.

As a member, you’ll have access to a wide range of benefits, including

Exclusive deal flow

You’ll receive access to high-quality investment opportunities that have been carefully screened and evaluated by our team.

You’ll have opportunities to work with seasoned investors and industry experts who can provide guidance and support as you build your portfolio.

Mentorship and coaching

Investment Guidance

We provide mentoring opportunities and guidance in your areas of expertise and experience.

You’ll have opportunities to attend events and workshops that help you stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in early-stage investing.

Networking and educational events

Membership & Fees

We offer individual membership

Individual

25,000/-
+ GST

(Per Annum)

Application process

To apply for membership, you’ll need to complete an online application that includes information about your investing experience and other relevant details. Once we receive your application, our team will review it and interview to determine whether you meet our membership requirements. If you are selected, you’ll receive an invitation to join our network and pay your annual membership fee.

Code of conduct

All members of our network are expected to abide by our code of conduct, which includes guidelines around confidentiality, conflict of interest, and respect for other members and portfolio companies. By upholding these standards, we can maintain a culture of professionalism and trust within our network.

For Your Assistance

How to apply

To apply for membership with Campus Angels Network, individuals must either be referred and recommended by a current member or be a campus alumni or belong to an institution or network that has an alliance with Campus Angels Network.

If you are interested in becoming a member, you can start through our current members. From there, you can reach out to any of our members or alliance institutions & networks to express your interest in joining Campus Angels Network.

Alternatively, you can also email us at info@thecampusangels.com, mentioning the member or institution or network that referred you for membership. Our team will review your application and get back to you with further instructions.

We take great pride in ensuring that our members are of the highest caliber, and we are committed to fostering a community that is diverse, inclusive, and supportive. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you become a part of our vibrant network of Campus Angels.

Criteria

Campus Angels Network is a group of angel investors who are passionate about helping early-stage enterprises with product-market validation grow by providing funding and mentoring support. To become a member of Campus Angels Network, all Angels must agree to the following terms governing the group and membership:

  1. Individual membership is provided to individuals in their personal capacity and not as nominees of any institution or corporation. Participation by individual members in meetings must be personal and not through nominees. Investments made by individual members must be in their personal names or in the names of their spouses, parents, or children or through wholly owned enterprises/trusts.
  2. Admission into membership is decided by the Board of Directors. By accepting membership, the Member represents to Campus Angels Network that:
    1. They meet the eligibility criteria to be an angel investor capable of making investment decisions and protecting such investments without the standard protection available under Securities law to general investors.
    2. They understand that Campus Angels Network, its members, employees, and advisors are not responsible for any information, recommendation, or advice leading to an investment, for monitoring or protecting the investment, or for any losses or damages suffered directly or indirectly from the investment.
    3. They alone are responsible for understanding and verifying the investment case, making investment decisions, and monitoring and protecting investments. There is no agency or partnership arrangement between the Member and Campus Angels Network (or its members, employees, and advisors).
    4. They understand that there is no obligation for them to invest in every deal presented to Campus Angels Network. Members are free to not participate in any deal presented to Campus Angels Network without having to explain reasons for their decision.
    5. They understand that Angel Investments are extremely high risk and notwithstanding the due diligence, there is a high probability that the entire investment will be wiped out. The Member represents that they have the ability to withstand such loss.
    6. They agree not to make any claim on Campus Angels Network or on any other member for any such losses and agree and confirm that such decisions are being taken by the Member individually after due consideration of all facts.
  3. Every angel is expected to:
    1. Invest in at least two deals every financial year.
    2. Aid and mentor companies in which they have made an investment in successful conduct of their business, where they have domain or functional expertise, if requested by the investee company or by Campus Angels Network management.
    3. Represent Campus Angels Network in events, seminars, and conferences as may be requested by Campus Angels Network Management.
    4. Aid and assist the objectives of Campus Angels Network to the greatest extent possible, including by sourcing good deals.
  4. The membership of Campus Angels Network can be revoked by the company management if a member breaches the terms, fails to fulfill investment commitments, or fails to pay fees. Members can also terminate at any time. It is important to note that once membership fees paid, is non-refundable.

Investment Process

  1. The Campus Angels Network recommend investment opportunities to the members in a standard format. Members can indicate their interest to invest in the deals of their choice.
  2. The management will negotiate the term sheet and present it along with the business case to the interested angels for investment offers. If the deal is oversubscribed, the allotment will be proportionate. If the deal is undersubscribed, it will be turned down, unless any angels are willing to fill the gap or the entrepreneurs are comfortable with the subscription amount.
  3. Individual members will make investments directly into investee company, preferably through ISAFE notes. Campus Angels Network will act as a facilitator to ensure standardized terms, coordinated mentoring, and tracking.

Conflict Of Interest

  1. Any member representing Campus Angels Network at an event must act in the best interests of the network and provide timely feedback afterward. This includes any meeting that involves identifying or evaluating investment opportunities.
  2. If a member has a conflict of interest regarding a proposed investment, they must disclose this to the prospective investee company and Campus Angels Network. Such a member can participate in the investment process only with the approval of the prospective investee company.
  3. Conflict of interest includes situations where an angel has ownership, substantial investment, management, or board membership in a directly competing business enterprise, an arrangement of a reward contingent upon investment by angels, a relationship or business association with entrepreneurs applying for investment, or competing consideration of an investment outside Campus Angels Network (unless the angel is willing to now invest only through and with Campus Angels Network on identical terms).
  4. Angels must not bypass Campus Angels Network and have separate discussions with entrepreneurs for investment outside the network while the network is considering a deal with the entrepreneur, unless authorized or invited by the company to do so on behalf of the company as an Investing Angel.
  5. Angels are free to communicate with entrepreneurs directly once Campus Angels Network rejects an investment proposal..

Confidentiality

  1. Angels may receive confidential information relating to startups, entrepreneurs, funding needs, business objectives, strategies, models, investment cases, deal size, structure, and terms during the evaluation, presentation, or discussion process. Angels agree to:
    1. Only use confidential information for the purpose it was disclosed and not for any other reason.
    2. Treat such confidential information with the same level of care as they would treat their own confidential information.
  2. The obligations of Angels under “Conflict of Interest” shall continue to be applicable for a period of five years, even after termination of membership.

Responsibility

  1. Each Investing Angel has the sole discretion to decide on making investment decisions.
  2. Each Investing Angel is responsible for monitoring and protecting their investments and cannot be considered:
    1. an investment advisor
    2. making recommendations for or against any investment
    3. responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any representations made
    4. responsible for the investment case or terms of any investment into an enterprise
    5. responsible for monitoring the progress of an investment or protecting the investment
    6. responsible for any loss or damage suffered by the Investing Angel
  3. Membership does not imply a partnership or agency relationship among Campus Angels Network and other members.

Frequently Asked Questions.

1.       How can I become a member of Campus Angels Network?

Membership is by invitation or through an alliance with networks. Interested candidates can approach Campus Angels Network through a current member or network, or by emailing info@thecampusangels.com, referring to a member/network for applying. The suitability of the candidate is based on their profile, environmental information, and the skill and domain gaps that need filling within the Campus Angels Network skill set.

2.       What is expected of me as an aspiring Campus Angels Network member?

As an aspiring member, you should be able to invest in high-risk, early-stage ventures and provide emerging companies with seed and startup capital. Campus Angels Network expects active investors who offer their time and experience to mentor entrepreneurs, make appropriate introductions, and refer startups and potential members.

3.       Do I need to sign any undertaking to become a Campus Angels Network member?

Yes, every Campus Angels Network member must sign an undertaking document and abide by the rules outlined. The undertaking revolves around ethical conduct as a member.

4.       How long does it typically take to achieve an exit in Campus Angels Network deals?

  • Successful exits may take many years, as it takes time to build a startup. Early-stage investing is risky, and there may be failures in the portfolio, but a few successful exits may make up for all the failures and reward you more. Members are here to create & nurture a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and bring their personal experience to the table. A startup may take, on an average, 3 to 5 years to grow before a successful exit.

5.       What is the process for a member representing Campus Angels Network at events?

When a member represents Campus Angels Network as a speaker at an event, they must use the podium to represent the network, its mission, investments, membership diversity, and actively seeking new investments. They should refrain from promoting their own business interests. Upon returning from the event, members should put together a few bullet points on the event attended and let the Campus Angels Network management circulate the notes to all members.

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