A Notre Dame Inspired Angel Group


Founded in 2012, the IrishAngels investing group is dedicated to furthering startup growth through early stage investments in which a founder, Board member, or active investor is a student, graduate, parent, or faculty member at the University of Notre Dame. IrishAngels is comprised of over 140 investors with startup or finance backgrounds in a variety of sectors. IrishAngels members are interested in identifying and investing in the most promising early stage ventures and are able to leverage the extensive Notre Dame network to provide value to our portfolio companies.


IrishAngels seeks high potential startups for seed and Series A investments (~$1 million to $3 million). Prospective portfolio companies should have a management team with relevant experience, high growth potential, a completed product or service, and a thoughtfully constructed growth strategy. If your startup has a connection to the University of Notre Dame and satisfies all IrishAngels investment criteria, please contact us for more information on our investing process.


Vagabond Vending Lands Over $3M in Series A Funding Led by IrishAngels

Vagabond Vending, a leading provider of route management and data analytics tools to vending machine operators, announced that it closed more than $3M across two related financing rounds, the first being led by early stage venture capital firm Middleburg Capital Development (MCD) and the second being led by IrishAngels. Blu Venture Investors and other individual angels participated in both rounds. In addition, Vagabond has engaged with MCD and 1st Source Capital Corporation on a broad ranging financing agreement that enables Vagabond to provide needed capital to operators deploying new technologies.

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IrishAngels is not officially sponsored by or endorsed by the University of Notre Dame.