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 110 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 (~$500k 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.


Eyelation nabs $1.3 mln

Eyelation has received $1.3 million in funding.  IrishAngels led the round with participation fromDallas Venture Partners and various individual angel investors.  In conjunction with the funding, Jordan Curnes, IrishAngels’ director, will join Eyelation’s board.  Based in Tinley Park, Illinois, Eyelation is a provider of prescription safety eyewar to employees at manufacturing facilities.

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