BlueWater Angels | Entrepreneurs
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Investment Criteria for Applicants

Headquartered within a two-hour drive of Mid-Michigan

Technology Sector Niche

Seeking $1 Million or less from BlueWater Angels

Match at least 50% of requested funding (from principals or other previous/current investors)

Close first round of investment with a professional group and/or a deal is in progress with another professional investment group(s)

Personal referral from a member of BlueWater Angels or another angel group



Companies that meet a majority of the criteria on the left should invest the time to apply for funding through BlueWater Angels. Entrepreneurs applying for funding are asked NOT to share information deemed confidential or proprietary with BlueWater Angels (BWA) in applications or written correspondence. BWA does not commit to provide guidance or feedback on applications.

Entrepreneurial Support

Six courses that provide coverage of business planning, financial management, sales and market development

Boot-camps with hands-on work accompanied by mentors and subject matter experts

Commercial workshops by equipment producers

Participant collaboration to establish community bonds

Other topics covered include, but are not limited to, Business Canvases, SWOT Analysis, Crowdfunding, Food Safety Filings, Legal, Accounting, PR, Marketing, and Branding.

Tools for New Applicants
  • Document Generators & Startup Forms

    Document Generators & Startup Forms

    Helpful information to form and finance new ventures

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  • Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator

    Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator

    For the best in entrepreneur education, you can access Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator 10 week online Startup School.

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  • Apply for Funding

    Apply for Funding

    To request funding from the BlueWater Angels, please fill out this application.