“ART is excited about its initial class of EIRs” indicated Tony Lettich, Managing Director. “Both Flow MedTech and Pano address existing problems in their respective markets and are led by passionate, coachable and driven leadership teams, the key attributes ART seeks in the start ups in which it mentors and invests.”
The Angel Roundtable (ART) recently established an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program focused on bringing in local entrepreneurs with previous start up experience and / or in the process of growing their own companies. Through the EIR program, entrepreneurs will experience the investors’ perspective on the investment process, during which they can assist ART evaluate new potential investments, especially if it is an area of the EIR’s experience. EIRs will be formal members of ART, attending screening meetings and aiding throughout the investment process from screening new companies to participating in due diligence. The program is designed to help EIRs identify weaknesses in their own companies, best prepare them for when they seek investment, and make their companies an investable option for ART. Furthermore, EIRs will have the chance to attend several conferences and pitch events throughout the southeast as members of ART. Local entrepreneurs selected to be inaugural EIRs for ART are Arnab Chakraborty, Flow MedTech, and John Cowan, Pano.