Last year, Brookfield-based Golden Angels Investors LLC began adding members to its group that are not actually investors.
But they hope to be angel investors one day.
The new membership group is called Golden Angels Advisors and is comprised of about 80 young and mid-career professionals who want to learn more about investing in startup companies. They may eventually join the 105 investors currently active in Golden Angels Investors.
Tim Keane, director of Golden Angels Investors, started the program because he wanted to help more people become angel investors. He was inspired by the Sequioa Scouts Program, through which startups that have been funded by California venture capital giant Sequoia Capital identify and invest smaller amounts in pre-seed and seed technology startups.
“I think that it’s a great way to have a next generation of people see what you’re doing,” Keane said. Read the full story here.