Become a Member of The Helm Investor Community

Content. Community. Curated deal flow.

Joining The Helm’s angel network provides exclusive access to some of the most coveted female-founded companies. Our Membership allows individual investors—novice and experienced alike—to make investments with a minimum check size of $2,500 into exclusive, often insider-only female-founded companies for an annual fee of $750. Membership is open to all, but in order to make investments, you must be an accredited investor. Applications will be reviewed and approved on a rolling basis. (Note: The definition for accredited investors changed effective December 8, 2020). 

Please complete the form below to apply now or click here to gift the membership to a loved one.

How It Works:

We source, curate, and vet investment opportunities for our community. It is up to you whether or not you would like to invest and at what amount. If you are new to angel investing, we will provide exclusive member-only educational content on how to begin investing as well as access to a private community of both new and experienced investors.

What It Includes:

  • A six-part masterclass on angel investing, and other exclusive funder-focused content
  • Vetted opportunities to invest as a syndicate in women-led businesses
  • Office hours with a Partner of The Helm’s venture fund to deep dive on all things diligence and investing

Membership Investments:

Our members have invested in companies like Dog Drop, a first-of-its-kind dog daycare franchise for busy urban millennials, Oova, a next-generation biochemistry + AI company that is revolutionizing remote at-home urine testing, Aunt Flow, a B2B period-care solution ensuring tampons and pads are free at offices and schools nationwide, Miss Grass, the largest brand for female cannabis consumers, Tia, the modern medical home for women, Venus Aerospace, a carbon-neutral Mach 9 hypersonic space plane, and c16 Biosciences, the world’s first bio-manufactured alternative to palm oil. Just to name a few!

Membership Community:

Our private community of both new and experienced investors includes executives at top technology companies (TikTok, Reddit, Airbnb), former and current female founders, renowned philanthropists, and even young women just beginning their careers. Some select members below:

Our Commitment to Equality:

We are committed to ensuring equality across all of our platforms. For Membership, this means that:

  • 15% of the deals we evaluate will be from Black founders and 40% of the deals will be from BIPOC founders
  • 15% of the deals we invest in will be from Black founders and 40% of the deals will be from BIPOC founders by the end of 2021
  • We will work to actively recruit 15% prospective Black members and 40% BIPOC

If you are a company founded by a female-identifying or non-binary founder that is currently fundraising, we want to hear from you! Please fill out this form to get in touch.

For more information, please see our FAQ page

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