New Vantage Group (NVG) is a Washington, DC area company specializing in early-stage venture funding. For nearly 15 years, NVG has managed five different angel funds and groups which have invested over $50 million in more than 55 primarily mid-Atlantic-based companies. Additionally, NVG has advised entrepreneurs, students, and other angel groups, developed many workshops, and helped to grow the early-stage investing industry by co-creating national and international non-profit institutions. Widely regarded as a thought leader in the industry, NVG has implemented several different investing models, always with the same mission: to spur economic development by increasing funding sources for innovative, early-stage ventures. To this end, NVG currently offers services for individual investors, angel investment groups, and entrepreneurs alike.
Managed Angel Groups
NVG has managed five angel groups, with the most recent being the Active Angel Investors (AAI). AAI has invested in 29 companies, and NVG manages the active portfolio.
In October 2012, AAI merged with New Dominion Angels to form a combined group under the NDA name, which will aggregate the collected experience of the managing partners into a larger group with a greater regional presence. NDA and AAI members are an impressive group who have held executive level positions in many different industries and have close contacts in many major corporations.
NVG also provides consulting and training for new or pre-existing groups of angels, non-profits and government entities researching the angel movement, and non-U.S.-based firms looking to penetrate U.S. markets. NVG also offers a service to help entrepreneurs find the right source of funding. To learn more, please visit our Consulting & Services page.
In 2006 NVG partnered with Focus Enterprises, as well as investors in the UK to become general partners in London-based Seraphim Capital, LLP, which focuses on high-growth, innovative UK companies seeking to penetrate US markets. NVG helped to organize more than 20 angel investors as limited partners in the Seraphim fund. Seraphim has invested in 10 UK-based companies.