Frequently Asked Questions

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Here are some answers to the questions we receive most from business owners who are interested in working with Yellowstone Angels.

Yellowstone Angels™ is an industry agnostic venture fund, which means that we do not specialize in any one particular industry. This allows us to be more flexible and open to every company.

Yellowstone Angels™ is a stage-agnostic fund. This means that we will review proposals at any stage of business development. Whether you are looking for pre-seed funding to acquire your first customer, or have an established company and are looking to sell shares on the secondary, Yellowstone Angels™ is a great place to explore funding opportunities.

Before any company can present for funding opportunities, they must first be approved by the investment committee and then by the General Partners for vetting. If you are interested in presenting your business for potential funding, the first step is to fill out your contact information on our website with a general description of your business and someone will be in touch with you.

Yellowstone Angels™ is created by entrepreneurs. Therefore, we are a founder friendly venture fund. We know what it’s like to be in the trenches and we believe that the best founders are FEARLESS, passionate and committed. We support founders and are there to assist in guiding and mentoring.

Yes. However, our focus is primarily dedicated to building the economy and start-up ecosystem in the great state of IDAHO!

Board seats may or may not be required depending on the investment.

All things are possible.

Venture capital financing is financing done by investors that purchase equity in early stage companies with the expectation of high growth in the value of the company.

Think of venture capital investors as teammates that will work with you to help you grow your business. Sometimes it is hard for startups to come up with capital to grow their business. They may not have enough financial history to qualify for traditional loans or enough assets to secure that loan. Enter Yellowstone Angels capital. With capital, your business now has the ability to hire more employees, purchase more equipment, and market properly for continued growth.

  • Founders that are passionate about their business and want to succeed
  • Businesses whose revenue projections are substantial
  • History of or projected steady growth

Typically with venture capital, you will exchange a percentage of ownership for capital. Terms will need to be negotiated in the beginning so that both parties are clear.