Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed

Identify, Advise, Fund Startup & Early Stage Companies

What is an Angel Investor?

Angel investors are individuals who invest in businesses looking for a higher return than they would see from more traditional investments. Many are successful entrepreneurs who want to help other entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. Usually they are the bridge from the self-funded stage of the business to the point that the business needs the level of funding that a venture capitalist would offer.

Investment Amount

Seed rounds from $100K to $500K
Series A rounds from $1M to $5M

Angel Vs. Venture Capital

Angel investors account for over $20 Billon per year in investment compared to $5 Billion from Venture Capital.

Ideal Investment Fit

IAN is perfect for companies with a coachable management team & who have potential to grow/scale.

Apply For Funding

New investments will be put through our screening process. The first step is to make sure that your company meets our investment criteria and then fill out the short form below. If your business seems like a potential fit for our network we will contact you for more information.

Our Investment Criteria:

  • Proprietary technology
  • Unique product
  • Solve significant unmet need
  • Barriers to entry
  • Large potential market
  • Clear and defined business vision
  • Management's ability to execute
  • IP Strategy

Submit Company Information

Thank you for contacting IAN.

We will review your application and reply as soon as possible.

About Indiana Angel Network

The mission of Indiana Angel Network is to identify, advise, fund new investment opportunities in emerging & existing companies with high growth potential. We believe that transparency and communication are the keys to building trust.

Robert Clark

Robert Clark has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years with successful exits and has a passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed. He is a founder of the Indiana Angel Network, which has over 200 accredited/angel investor members and supports entrepreneurs & investors in the Midwest. Robert has been able to secure funding for more than 50 Midwest companies. He meets with over 125 CEO’s of Startup, 1st & 2nd stage companies each year.

He works as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for Elevate Ventures. Robert’s top priority is connecting strategic investment partners and key management team members to CEO’s to help grow/scale their companies. He has helped CEO’s of over 50 firms increase their revenue by an average of 30% year-over-year. He also mentors Elevate’s portfolio company leadership. He is an expert at sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities in the Midwest. He is focused on helping entrepreneurs develop & execute business strategies, go-to-market strategies and to obtain the resources required to meet their business objectives. Robert has broad business experience with companies in many industries and market segments.

Robert serves on various boards throughout the Midwest. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Taylor University in 1987.


  Do you have at least $50K/Seed round or $100K/Series A round to invest?

  Are you comfortable with higher risk for higher returns?

  Do you have a proven record of entrepreneurial success?

Indiana Angel Network

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