Entrepreneurs Application and Fees

The 16th annual Angel Venture Fair takes place on Tuesday, April 29th, at the Union League from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Last year, over 300 investors and conduits to investors from as far away as California attended.


The selection process works as follows:

  • Application Period- Entrepreneurs apply between now  and March 2 at midnightThere are no refunds on the application fee.
  • Selection Process- The Angel Venture Fair has a rolling application process and uses the online Gust platform to receive/review applications. There are over 50 judges that represent Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs and Conduits to Investors.  The judges narrow down the pool from to 50 companies that are asked to make presentations at Selection Day, which takes place at Morgan Lewis Thursday, March 20th.
  • Selection Day- During Selection Day the judges narrow the applicants down from 50 to 35 companies (10 are University entrepreneurs)
  • Angel Venture Fair- There are 35 exhibiting companies and 24 of those companies present.


There are two groups of applicants- Non-Students and University Students.

Non-Students- The application fee is $199 non-refundable.

Apply Here: AVF Non-Student Application

University Students- Thanks to Turner Investment Partners and Fesnak and Associates, apply for free.  There are 10 spots reserved for University applicants and the Top 10 University companies chosen will receive $750 Exhibition scholarships to participate in the AVF.

Apply Here: AVF Student Application


Investors are interested in Pre-Revenue and Early Stage companies, who typically have less than a few million in revenue. The following is just a sampling of the industries that represent previous presenters.

  • Beverages
  • Biotechnology
  • Clean Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Electronics
  • Fashion
  • Financial  Services
  • Food
  • Games
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile  Applications
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Security
  • Social Media
  • Software
  • Solar Power
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications

An additional fee of $750.00 will be required if your company is selected to present and have an exhibit booth.  This fee is non-refundable.

To apply to the AVF there is a link at the end of the application to pay.  The fee is non-refundable.  Any questions/problems please call Marc Kramer at 484-288-0594

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 484-288-0594. For more information see our FAQ page