First investment: Jan 2015

70 companies and 8 VC funds received investment to date

95 rounds of financing

200+ accredited investor members

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

Since our founding, our members have invested over $20 million

3 companies featured on 50 NYC startups to watch in 2019


Over $25m of funding in Gaingels-led deals

Gaingels companies raised $40m+ in funding in 2017, and $250m+ in 2018

25 of our companies have hired at least one additional LGBT non founder full-time

In 2018, Gaingels members invested over $5,000,000 directly into Gaingels SPV LLCs; 200% more dollars in new companies compared to 2017, and over 300% compared to 2016

As an affinity investing leader, Gaingels now also manages the portfolio and membership of Digital Irish Angels and Blue Jay Syndicate