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Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network LLC


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Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network LLC

Founded in 2003, the Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network LLC is dedicated to investing in ventures by providing private equity. The group is especially interested in supporting local business, and has seen great success with a wide array of companies across Wisconsin and in Minnesota. Chippewa Valley Angel Investors were the initial investors for Engineered Propulsion Systems in New Richmond, which develops diesel engines for airplanes. Other notable investments include: Adhesive R&D in Eau Claire, manufacturer of anaerobic adhesives; U.S. Pride Products LLC from Hammond, which makes log splitters; and Phoenix Nuclear Labs in Monona, a company that specializes in nuclear fusion technologies. 

Name: Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network LLC
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Contact: Pete Marsnik, Executive Director
Preferred industries: Any venture with a promising business model, regardless of industry (except pharmaceuticals)
Active investments: 12
Active investments in Wisconsin: 11
Seeking new investments: Yes
Preferred deal types: Equity, minority stake, usually $250,000 or less in the first round with a strong business model
Will lead on a deal: Yes, if local to the Chippewa Valley area