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HARVARD ALUMNI: Benefits of Membership in HBSAANY

1. Learn to be a "professional" angel investor... no experience necessary 

  • Learn best practices in angel investing

  • Gain from shared experience with HBS and Harvard colleagues


3. Connect with other HBS and Harvard graduates  Grads of all Harvard University schools are welcome:

2. Suitable for aspiring/new angel investors — as well as highly experienced angels

  • While some members have years of angel experience, many are new.

  • There is no pressure to invest and no minimum investment requirement.

  • Harvard College 

  • Harvard Medical School

  • Harvard Law School

  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • Harvard Kennedy School

  • Graduate School of Design

  • Harvard Divinity School

  • Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

4. Highly flexible time commitment 

  • Pitch nights for accredited investors are generally the first Monday of each month at 5:30pm (members only, requires registration on gust).

  • Following the pitch session, further due diligence meetings and calls are timed around your individual schedule.

5. Gain access to a wide variety of investor education end events 

  • Seminars on Investing and Entrepreneurship 

  • Industry events (e.g. clean tech, healthcare) 

  • HBS Alumni New Venture Competition 

  • Virtual Learning 

6. Diversify your investment portfolio and improve your return potential:

  • Angel investors invested almost $25 billion in 71,000 companies in 2015.  

  • According to a 2016 study from the Angel Capital Association, angel IRRs average 22% with an average cash-on-cash return of 2.5x.

7. Take advantage of board, advisory, and mentor opportunities with early stage companies 

8. Enjoy lower dues than other angel networks.  Membership dues are $350 for 1-year or $750 for 3-years.  Dues include membership in the HBS Club of NY.  Plus, as of July 1 2017, dues include membership in the Angels Capital Association, a $199 value.

If you are a graduate of Harvard University, and not Harvard Business School, our staff must complete a technical work around to create your account. For assistance in joining please use this link to book a time to purchase membership over the phone. Membership may take 3-5 business days to process. Email with any specific questions. 

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