Pipeline Angels


Form Section 1

Pipeline Fellowship Application

In 2013, only 19% of U.S. angel investors were women and only 4% were minorities, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.

Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women, works to increase diversity in the U.S. angel investing community and creates capital for women social entrepreneurs.

Since its April 2011 launch, Pipeline Fellowship’s angel investing bootcamp has trained over eighty women, who have committed more than US$400K in investment, and has expanded from New York City to Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C..

Pipeline Fellowship alumnae have continued to invest in startups, joined later stage angel networks, and created their own angel groups, unleashing capital beyond the Pipeline Fellowship investment commitment.

Pipeline Fellowship's three main criteria are: 

a) Meeting one of the accredited investor definitions 
(i.e., US$200K in income or US$300K joint income with spouse for the past two years, or US$1M net worth)
b) Interest in group learning model
c) Passion for social entrepreneurship

Pipeline Fellowship is a six-month angel investing bootcamp and the time commitment is approximately two full days per month during the six months.

The Pipeline Fellowship program fee is US$4.5k. Each Pipeline Fellow also commits to invest US$5k in the same woman-led for-profit social venture at the end of the program.

Applications for our fall 2014 programs in Atlanta, Austin, LA, Miami, Seattle, and SF are being reviewed on a rolling basis.


To learn more, go to: http://pipelinefellowship.com
Questions? Email us: info@pipelinefellowship.com

Click "Next" to begin your Pipeline Fellowship application.

Form Section 2

Application Process


The Pipeline Fellowship trains women philanthropists to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. Fellows commit to invest in a woman-led for-profit social venture at the end of the training. 

* Required 

These are the criteria to qualify as an accredited investor:
from: http://www.sec.gov/answers/accred.htm

The federal securities laws define the term accredited investor in Rule 501 of Regulation D as:

  • a bank, insurance company, registered investment company, business development company, or small business investment company;
  • an employee benefit plan, within the meaning of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, if a bank, insurance company, or registered investment adviser makes the investment decisions, or if the plan has total assets in excess of US$5 million;
  • a charitable organization, corporation, or partnership with assets exceeding US$5 million;
  • a director, executive officer, or general partner of the company selling the securities;
  • a business in which all the equity owners are accredited investors;
  • a natural person who has individual net worth, or joint net worth with the person’s spouse, that exceeds US$1 million at the time of the purchase;
  • a natural person with income exceeding US$200,000 in each of the two most recent years or joint income with a spouse exceeding US$300,000 for those years and a reasonable expectation of the same income level in the current year; or
  • a trust with assets in excess of US$5 million, not formed to acquire the securities offered, whose purchases a sophisticated person makes.

Are you an accredited investor? Let us know!


The Basics

Form Section 3

What makes you tick?

Form Section 4

Program Commitments