Venture Capital Directory


National Venture Capital Association

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is the trade association that represents the venture capital industry. It is a member-based organization. Its membership consists of venture capital firms and organizations who manage pools of risk equity capital designated to be invested in young, emerging companies. Currently, the NVCA represents 400+ member firms, representing the majority of venture capital invested in U.S. based companies.

National Association of Venture Forums

Your source for venture capital groups, venture forums, venture clubs and venture conferences from across the United States.

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Helps finance and build emerging growth companies

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Angel Legacy

Matching the Right Business with the Right Money

Venture Capital Institute

Foundation for venture and private equity professionals worldwide

American Venture

Providing guidance and assistance to entrepreneurs and investors online

The Venture Capital Marketplace

Venture Capital Journal

News and analysis of the Private Equity Markets

Follow The Money

All About Business Financing

Capital Connection

The Entrepreneur’s Resource for Finance

Ace-Ne: The Angel Capital Electronic Network

The Simple Way to Invest in Small Business

Active Capital

Active Capital is the premier Website for entrepreneurs seeking private investment and private investors seeking deals in a secure and protected environment consistent with all investment laws.

Angel Capital Network

Angel Capital Network was founded in 1999 and operates from a headquarters office in Sausalito, California. Our management team includes seasoned professionals with decades of experience in finding, developing, and funding high growth companies.

Angel Deals is an outgrowth of the Venture-Preneurs Network, which served the northeastern USA business community by providing face-to-face networking meetings in Boston, Massachusetts.

Investors’ Circle

Investors’ Circle is a network of over 200 angel investors, professional venture capitalists, foundations, family offices and others who are using private capital to promote the transition to a sustainable economy. Since 1992, Investors’ Circle has facilitated the flow of over $120 million into 182 companies and small funds addressing social and environmental issues.

Gathering of Angels

The Gathering of Angels is a monthly meeting of private, high net-worth investors, also referred to as “Angels,” venture capitalists and merchant bankers.

Arizona Angels

The Arizona Angels Investor Network, founded in 1999, is a group of accredited investors who invest primarily in Arizona-based early-stage and developing-growth companies.

Desert Angels

Desert Angels is a Tucson based non-profit organization of accredited investors who seek opportunities to invest in regional startup or early stage no tech, low tech, or high tech companies.

Arkansas Fund

The Fund for Arkansas’ Future is a member-managed, angel investor fund formed for the purpose of capitalizing early-stage, Arkansas-based companies with the obvious goal of generating strong returns for our investors.

Acorn Angels

Acorn Angels is a group of Silicon Valley Angel Investors who provide early stage investment capital for hi-tech companies.

Angels Corner

AngelsCorner is a Silicon Valley based venture group comprised of individual investors and representatives of investment corporations.

Band of Angels

The Band of Angels is Silicon Valley’s oldest seed funding organization. We are a formal group of more than 120 former and current high tech executives who are interested in investing their time and money into new, cutting edge, startup companies.

Angel Investors Forum

The Angels’ Forum (TAF) invests in seed and early-stage business ventures, with preference towards disruptive technologies that will open new, large market opportunities.

Science Angels

Life Science Angels, Inc. (LSA) is the premier angel investment group focused solely on biotechnology and medical device companies.

Sand Hill Angels

The Sand Hill Angels are a group of successful Silicon Valley executives and accredited investors that are passionate about entrepreneurialism and the commercialization of disruptive new technologies through start-up companies.

North Bay Angels

The North Bay Angels (NBA) has been formed by a group of North Bay executives and professionals to fill a growing need to provide a forum for learning about and making early stage investment capital (seed capital) and advisory assistance (mentoring) available to entrepreneurial companies in the North Bay.

Sacramento Angels

The Sacramento Angels is a group of individuals who invest in early-stage Northern California companies.

TenX Medical

A non-profit forum for private investors to meet entrepreneurs in the life sciences who have developed innovative concepts, procedures, products or services and who are seeking both advice and capital.

Imporium Angels

Members of Imporium Angels consist of successful entrepreneurs who have founded their own companies.

Pasadena Angels

Founded in 2000, the Pasadena Angels is a group of leading private investors that provide long-term human and financial capital to help build successful companies.

Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels a non-profit organization of almost 300 members.

of Angels

The Alliance of Angels is a membership organization of individual accredited
angel investors and investment corporations.

Seraph Capital

Seraph Capital Forum is the foremost network of active women angels in the Puget Sound region – nearing our 10th anniversary as the first all-women angel organization in the US.


BioAngels is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to facilitate investment in startup and early-stage medical and life sciences businesses in the Midwest.

Heartland Angels

Heartland Angels, Inc. is a private equity network that brings together accredited investors with early stage start-up companies and real estate opportunities looking for equity and debt investments.

Blue Stem Ventures

Bluestem Ventures is a private investment group investing in both mature and early-stage companies.

The Indiana Venture Center

The Indiana Venture Center, Inc. is a privately funded not-for-profit organization that works independently, as well as in collaboration with universities and other organizations, to increase the number and quality of successful entrepreneurial, high growth companies in Indiana.

Blue Stem Ventures

Bluestem Ventures is a private investment group investing in both mature and early-stage companies.

Indiana Seed Fund

The $6 million, return-driven Indiana Seed Fund was launched in June 2005 and is managed by BioCrossroads. The Seed Fund provides working capital in the range of $50,000-$500,000 to promising Indiana life sciences companies at the preliminary stages of operation.

Enterprise Institute

A network of accredited angel investors and angel associations with support services provided by the Enterprise Institute.

Mid-America Angels

Mid-America Angels (“MAA”) is a regional network of angel investors dedicated to identifying and funding the most promising start-up business opportunities in the Kansas-Missouri Region.

Midwest Venture Alliance

The Midwest Venture Alliance (MVA) is a membership organization of accredited private investors committed to investing in high-growth seed and early-stage technology companies in Kansas and surrounding states.

Cincinnati’s Angel Capital

C-Cap is a resource hub designed to link entrepreneurs with angel investors and the other resources they need to create successful growth companies. Our mission is to increase the number of growth companies that receive seed capital funding from Cincinnati area angels

Ohio Tech Angels

The Ohio TechAngel Fund, LLC is a contributed capital and “sidecar” angel fund with over one hundred members and partners from throughout Ohio.

Grand Angels

Grand Angels is committed to utilizing its financial, intellectual and networking capital to foster the success of growing companies and to enhance the economic development of West Michigan.

Aurora Angels

Aurora Angels is a newly formed seed/early stage angel capital group composed of and run by angel investors and investment professionals.

Great Lake Angels

The Mission of the Great Lakes angels organization is to organize and mentor angels and provide a forum for them to grow in knowledge and wealth and foster more of the same – to help invest in entrepreneurial companies in the region.

Ann Arbor Angels

The Ann Arbor Angels (A2A) is a collaborative non-profit organization dedicated to bridging the gap between angel investors and early stage technology-based companies in Southern Michigan. The focus of the organization is to facilitate private equity and debt financing.

St. Louis Arch Angels

The mission of the St. Louis Arch Angels is to provide opportunities for our members to obtain outstanding financial returns by investing in early-stage companies with high growth potential in the St. Louis Region and accelerating them to market leadership.

Silicon Pastures

Silicon Pastures, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a premier local network of angel investors and strategic partners for emerging businesses, especially those based in the Midwest.

Atlanta Technology Angels

The Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA) is a private investing group, founded in 1998, that actively seeks investments in early stage technology companies based in Georgia.

Delaware Crossing Investor Group

Delaware Crossing Investor Group is a network of former and current executives and entrepreneurs who provide counsel and capital to early-stage and other growth-oriented companies.


Since its founding in 1988, the principal mission of the LORE group is to provide investment capital and mentoring to early stage companies principally in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

Minority Angel Investor Network

Minority Angel Investor Network (MAIN) is a network of accredited investors with an interest and commitment to invest in high growth, minority owned or minority led companies.

Women Inventing Next

Welcome to a group of women like no other in Philadelphia. We are current and aspiring leaders of and investors in high-growth companies. We’re supporting each other and reaching out to women who are starting businesses and careers, by offering programs for education, networking, mentoring, and exposure to investment resources.

Private Investors Forum

The Private Investors Forum (PIF) is a non-profit organization of accredited private investors dedicated to providing education and stimulating investment in the Greater Philadelphia Region, including New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.

Robin Hood Ventures

Robin Hood Ventures is a group of experienced entrepreneurs and accredited investors interested in investing and taking an active role in early stage companies with high return on investment potential. We can invest $250K to $500K for a single financing, and will co-invest with other angels or institutions.

Active Angel Investors

Active Angel Investors (“AAI”) is a formal membership network of accredited investors who provide guidance and funding to early-stage opportunities in the mid-Atlantic region.

Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2003 Top 100 Venture Capital Firms

Are you on the hunt for venture capital to start or grow your business? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the information and resources you need to initiate, negotiate and close the deal. We’ve got a listing of the top 100 venture capital firms in the United States and plenty of articles that will help you learn how to get to the deal-closing handshake. So read on to find out how to find a ventire capital firm that’s a perfect fit for your business.

Books about Venture Capital from

Term Sheets & Valuations – A Line by

Line Look at the Intricacies of Venture

Capital Term Sheets &

Author: Alex Wilmerding

ISBN: 1587620685

Price: $14.95

Deal Terms – The Finer Points of Venture

Capital Deal Structures, Valuations,

Term Sheets, Stock Options and Getting

Deals Done

Author: Alex Wilmerding

ISBN: 1587622084

Price: $49.95

High Tech Start Up, Revised and Updated

: The Complete Handbook For Creating

Successful New High Tech Companies

Author: Nesheim, John L.

ISBN: 068487170X

Price: $34.00

Venture Capital: The Definitive Guide

for Entrepreneurs, Investors, and


Author: Cardis, Joel

ISBN: 0471398136

Price: $23.77

The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship,

3rd Edition

Author: Bygrave, William D.

ISBN: 0471271543

Price: $34.95

Angel Investing: Matching Startup Funds

with Startup Companies — A Guide for

Entrepreneurs, Individual Investors,

and Venture Capitalists

Author: Osnabrugge, Mark Van

ISBN: 0787952028

Price: $21.76

Private Equity: Transforming Public

Stock Into Private Equity to Create


Author: Bierman Jr., Harold

ISBN: 0471392928

Price: $61.17

How Venture Capital Works

Author: Harvard Business School Press

ISBN: B00005RZ7V

Price: $6.00

Venture Capital Due Diligence: A Guide

to Making Smart Investment Choices and

Increasing Your Portfolio Returns

Author: Camp, Justin J.

ISBN: 0471126500

Price: $33.97

Venture Capital Investing: The Complete

Handbook for Investing in Private

Businesses for Outstanding Profits

Author: Gladstone, David

ISBN: 013101885X

Price: $30.57

Attracting Capital From Angels : How

Their Money—and Their

Experience—Can Help You Build a

Successful Company

Author: Hill, Brian E.

ISBN: 047103620X

Price: $23.77

Venture Capital and Private Equity: A

Casebook, Volume Two

Author: Lerner, Josh

ISBN: 0471079820

Price: $80.95

Eboys: The First Inside Account of

Venture Capitalists at Work

Author: Stross, Randall E.

ISBN: 0345428897

Price: $11.17

The Venture Capital Cycle

Author: Gompers, Paul

ISBN: 0262071940

Price: $55.25

Venture Capital and Private Equity : A


Author: Lerner, Josh

ISBN: 0471322865

Price: $78.95

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