Stateline Angels

Providing investment capital to early-stage technology companies in the IL/WI region

Years In Business
Million $ Invested
Companies Invested In
Million Raised by Portfolio Companies

About Us

Stateline Angels

Stateline Angels was founded in 2006.  It’s members are a group of successful business executives and professionals in the Stateline area of Illinois and Wisconsin.  Our members have significant expertise in a variety of industries, businesses, and professions.

Stateline Angels is an Angel investor organization that provides investment capital to start-up and early stage companies.  Members who choose to invest may also lend their operational experience to enhance the chance of success to the ventures.  We are dedicated to fostering economic growth in the Upper Midwest region by assisting entrepreneurs in the development of successful businesses.


Why Invest With Us?


Our board members are all either business owners or have owned successful businesses

Economic Development

We focus on local economic investment opportunities to grow our community

Mentoring Our Investments

We work closely with companies we invest with, providing mentoring and training to assist in growth


We work with other investment firms to provide a more diversified portfolio


Investment Process

Stateline Angels members invest in companies with the potential to rapidly scale into market and financial leadership.  This usually implies potential for high growth, a strong market position and a sustainable advantage.


Entrepreneurs apply online for funding


Our board will screen each company


Entrepreneurs are provided time to present their company to our investors


Investors will reach out quickly with approval and funding options

Specifically Stateline Angels investors look for:
  • A market opportunity sufficient to create a business with at least $50 million in market revenues.
  • A compelling, well-articulated strategy for capturing and defending a significant market share.
  • Proprietary technology or other strong barriers to market entry.
  • Strong management (not necessarily a complete team) with relevant and successful experience.
  • An exit strategy for the investors.
  • A desire for advice and coaching.
  • Lastly, the company validation must fit within our risk/reward expectations for the investment.


Our Portfolio