These member-managed funds are an invitation-only investment groups comprised of successful business leaders and entrepreneurs, who provide investment capital, strategic advice and mentoring to early stage technology companies in order to help them achieve market leadership. The fund will seek deal flow in verticals unique to Aggieland, specifically energy, life sciences (Agricultural-Veterinary-Biological) and technology (Engineering-Information-Nano). The mission of the group is two-fold: to help advance the economic base of Aggieland through the rapid growth of technology companies and to provide IAF members an outstanding financial return on their time commitment and their invested capital.
Members are accredited investors who are founders, CEO’s, and other business and community leaders who have built world-class companies. Members mentor and coach the entrepreneurs they invest in, serve as board and advisory board members, provide business contacts, and assist the entrepreneur with team building, strategic planning and follow-on fundraising.