TiE Angels members are a vibrant group of Charter Members of TiE-Boston. Our Charter Members are successful entrepreneurs in their areas of expertise and have both the desire and the capital to foster and support entrepreneurship in the New England area. The experience and mentoring ability these members bring to the table will be an invaluable asset to aspiring entrepreneurs that are looking to validate their ideas and build value. TiE Angels also provides our Charter Members a unique opportunity to collaborate in the investment process and expand their networks. At this stage, the investments made by our members is not through a fund. While the members work collaboratively on the investment process, they make individual investment decisions under common valuation and terms.
The investment process is lead by a Steering Committee composed of TiE Boston Charter Members. The team manages the sourcing, screening, helping with due diligence, and closing the deals. The due diligence and completion of the deal is lead by an angel member who is the Deal Lead. The mission of the Steering Committee is to provide the members with the best opportunities and the entrepreneurs the most serious investors in this process.
TiE Angels is not a venture fund, an investment bank, a broker/dealer, investment clearing-house, or an Investment advisor, but rather a forum in which investors may be educated on aspects of investment and business, as well as be introduced to companies for possible investment. TiE Angels is not registered with the Securities Exchange Commission or any state securities commission. Each member of TiE Angels is responsible for his or her own investment decisions, and TiE Angels is not recommending any particular company for investment. Investors must conduct their own due diligence and negotiate the terms of any investment they elect to make.