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STARTUP TRACK > Apply for Angel Funding
NEN - INDIAN ANGEL NETWORK
Startup investors are hard to find. NEN simplifies your search for Angel funding. We are happy to announce a partnership with the Indian Angel Network (IAN).

NEN-Indian Angel Network (IAN)Together, NEN and IAN will connect you to Angel investors through joint events and pitch sessions, and facilitate your investment submission process. Watch this space for more!

Before you submit your plan for funding to IAN, find out about IAN's members, their support, investment criteria, industry focus and much more.

PROFILE
Started in April 2006, The Indian Angel Network (IAN) is India's first and largest Angel network with successful entrepreneurs & high net worth individuals from India and overseas interested in investing in early stage businesses.

Apart from funding, the Network also provides mentoring, strategic thought leadership and leverages the Members' networks for the investee companies.

ANGEL MEMBERS
The investors have had prior entrepreneurial and/or strong operational experience that they bring to early stage businesses. They share a passion to enable more businesses to create value and scale up.
> List of Indian Angel Network Members/ investors
INDUSTRY FOCUS
The Network looks at multiple sectors for investment:
IT products & services/ Internet/ BPO / KPO
Retail
Biotech & Pharma
Media & Entertainment
Education
Leading edge technology in telecom & embedded domains
Any other area that excites Network members
MEMBERS' SUPPORT
The value proposition of the venture and the investment opportunity needs to be compelling for the Network members since they have the ability to enhance the success rate of early stage businesses significantly. Individually the members have:
Strong entrepreneurial and operational background
Early risk identification ability
Willingness to invest money and time
Ability to leverage a vast network
Simple term sheet
Quick reversal on the investment decision
INVESTMENT SIZE
The Network looks at investing from about USD 100,000 to 1 million, and exiting over a 3 to 5 year period through a strategic sale. The Network may consider investments over a million dollars but is only likely to do so through syndication.
INVESTMENT CRITERIA
The Network is likely to invest in start-ups where there is a:
High barrier to entry in the market
Complementary management team
Scalable business
Differentiated value proposition with a unique product, service or process, either in concept or implementation.
APPLY ONLINE
Download the guidelines in the template below to prepare the business plan:

> Elevator pitch template (please download and fill out the template)

Write your business plan in not more than 2 pages along with a 3-4 slide presentation covering various aspect of your business based on the investment criteria mentioned above.

> Submit your plan & presentation online
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