Launchpad Venture Group, a Boston-based angel investment group, provides funding and advice to early-stage companies based in the Boston area. Launchpad looks for innovative, technology-driven local startup companies addressing a significant market opportunity where our investment can make a difference. We introduce entrepreneurs to potential investors through business plan presentations at monthly meetings. Launchpad Venture Group consists of individual angel investor members interested in achieving superior returns by financing privately held companies at an early stage of development.
Launchpad is the largest angel investing group in the Northeast and one of the top three most active groups in the United States in both deal volume and dollars invested. We have a broad base of active members from a variety of backgrounds and professions, including high-technology, financial services, industry, life sciences and healthcare. It is well connected to potential customers, service providers, partners and future sources of financing.
Launchpad will invest between $350,000 and $1,000,000 per round, and will syndicate larger opportunities with other angel groups and venture firms. Its members sit on company boards, help recruit new management, develop strategic partners, refine product and go-to-market strategies, and raise subsequent rounds of funding.
Launchpad will only invest in companies in the greater Boston area. Launchpad focuses on investments in technology, healthcare, life science and the green space. Launchpad will consider opportunities from other areas if group members have expertise and the opportunity is deemed to have the potential to generate superior returns. Primary sector focuses are software / IT, web and e-commerce, media and social media, mobile and wireless, medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare IT, networking and telecom, clean-tech, renewable energy and green-tech.