Since 2004, the Bluegrass Angels have facilitated the investment of capital and mentoring into Kentucky’s best seed stage startup companies.
Throughout the United States, Angel investors provide about 90% of the seed and early stage outside capital for start up entrepreneurs. (Kaufman Foundation)
- To create economic growth and jobs in Kentucky!
- To provide members with an attractive financial return.
- To offer management participation/mentoring opportunities to members that will provide valuable expertise to new businesses !
The Bluegrass Angels (BGA) seeks to encourage the development of start-up companies and to support new businesses in the region by providing the region’s entrepreneurs with seed capital and management guidance from experienced industry and entrepreneurial veterans. An important, although not exclusive, focus of the BGA is to develop start-up companies through the commercialization of the on-going research of the University of Kentucky.