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A Unique Investing Opportunity for Members

The world-class research and innovations coming out of NC State are revolutionary. The opportunity to become a partner in moving the future forward is a fantastic way to create economic development, drive positive change and have an impact on our society.

Private Network

A private early stage investing network

Professional Management

Managed by dedicated and experienced investment professionals

Curated Opportunities

A credible source of curated investment opportunities


An opportunity to help fellow NC State alumni grow companies with capital and support

Game Changing Technologies

A chance to invest in startups focusing on game-changing technologies

Legacy Opportunities

An opportunity to increase your legacy relative to NC State

Collaborative Network

An opportunity to collaborate and network with other like-minded alumni, parents, and friends interested in early stage investing

Collaborative Process

Opportunity to network and learn from seasoned investors

Membership Criteria

Members must be accredited investors and have an affiliation with NC State University. Members are expected to be active in the network, which includes the following:

  • Actively source investment opportunities for the group
  • Collaborate and contribute to diligence processes and investment decisions
  • Provide support and guidance for portfolio companies based on experience and expertise

Please contact Abby Phillips for more details.

Other Information

The Wolfpack Investor Network uses a secure online software platform to facilitate collaboration, deal flow management, content management, diligence processes, investor relations, and portfolio reporting. Each member is given a username and password to access the system.

The WIN Managing Director coordinates the deal flow and coordinates with the Director of Diligence as needed for diligence activities.

Interactions with companies are facilitated through localized member meetings, video conference presentations, and planned pitch events. Student associates provide resources to deal teams for diligence and communications.

The annual membership fee for WIN is $1,500, payable upon joining the network and upon each year anniversary. The WIN Managing Director will assess and approve all membership requests. For WIN membership guidelines, see our membership agreement.

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