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Member application

To become a member, please fill out an application on our private portal by clicking below:

Gaingels members may be full members (accredited investors under SEC rules) or associates (non-accredited affiliates of the Gaingels members).



Entrepreneur application

The best way to reach us is through a referral from one of our members, co-investors or existing portfolio companies. Many of our members are active in affiliate groups such as StartOut, NGLCC, Out in Tech and Lesbians Who Tech. 



Gaingels is proud to have taken the Parity pledge.


Did you know?

1st investment, Oct 2014

30 companies and 8 VC funds received investment to date

34 rounds of funding

Gaingels companies have raised over $30m in 2017 so far

Since our founding, 80+ members have invested over $6 million into 30 companies and eight VC funds.

Over $20MM of funding in Gaingels-led deals, with 34 rounds of funding in total

Gaingels companies have raised over $30m in 2017 so far

Gaingels supports diversity within our portfolio companies. Over half our companies have a female founder or senior leader and over half have a non-white founder or senior leader

Eleven of our companies have hired at least one additional LGBT non founder full-time, totalling 19 LGBT hires.