The Investment Process
Join the Sheltowee Business Network.
Fill out an application.
Application will be reviewed by a screening committee and a list of trusted Mentors.
Feedback will be provided to the applicant with recommendations within 30 days of applying..
If applicant scores well on the application they will be invited to pitch to the Sheltowee Venture Fund investment committee. If the applicant has joined as an Entrepreneur and gone through the full Business in a Box Curriculum or the Fund Raising Program, they will be guaranteed an opportunity to pitch to the investment committee. Feedback will be provided to the applicant within 2 weeks of presenting.
Selected companies will be invited for additional interviews and discussions. These meetings will include discussions on who from the Sheltowee Business Network could provide value as a team member with the company. In most circumstances the Sheltowee Venture Fund will require a trusted member of the network to participate with the company. This member will compensated by the company after an investment is made by the Sheltowee Venture Fund.
A term sheet will be provided to the company by the Sheltowee Venture Fund. The term sheet will include the terms and conditions of an investment which will include the terms for the participation of a network member with the company.
Due diligence will commence after a term sheet is agreed upon. Click here to learn more about our due diligence process.
Closing documents will be provided after due diligence is completed.