A  South Carolina Angel Network


     Office Locations:

PO Box 2525
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 864-908-0086

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    The South Carolina Angel Network (SCAN) is an association of angel groups and early stage investors located across the Palmetto State. SCAN consists of the leading angel investor groups in South Carolina and Western North Carolina. These groups consist of over 200 individual angel investors and include The Upstate Carolina Angel Network, Capital Angels, Asheville Angels, Carolina Tech Angels, Central Savannah River Angels, Spartanburg Angel Network, Electric City Angels, and Lowcountry Angels . The Upstate Carolina Angel Network is a Greenville-based network of more than 50 investors. Since its launch in 2008, it has invested nearly $12 million in 36 portfolio companies. In 2014, UCAN was voted the 8th best angel group in the entire United States. Capital Angels was formed in 2014 in Columbia to serve the angels in the Midlands. A membership based network of over 30 of Columbia's most successful business leaders and entrepreneurs, Capital Angels began making its first investments in the summer of 2014. Asheville Angels is a joint venture between SCAN and Venture Asheville. Venture Asheville is the entrepreneurship initiative of the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. The Spartanburg Angel Network (SAN) is a joint venture between SCAN and the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce. Lowcountry Angels met for the first time in April 2015 as a partnership between SCAN and Josh Silverman. Electric City Angels launched in Anderson in the spring of 2015 and made its first investment in the summer.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Charlie Banks Managing Director, Capital Angels
    Matt Dunbar Managing Director, UCAN
    Paul Clark Managing Director, Spartanburg Angel Network


    Portfolio companies include:


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