“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Peter Drucker
The Northland Angel Investor Network (NAIN) seeks to match financial capital and assistance with qualified start-up and emerging-growth companies willing to locate in the dynamic community of Clay County, Missouri, which is part of Kansas City’s Northland area — boasting a population of nearly 325,000. NAIN works in concert with the Clay County Economic Development Council (EDC), whose mission is “Maximizing economic well-being and opportunity in Clay County, Missouri.”The Northland Angel Investor Network was formed in 2015 and is a product of the Clay County EDC Strategic Initiative Process launched in 2013.
NAIN is unique in that it seeks investors and businesses that can work in unison to consistently build companies of value. Companies can be from any industry, size or growth trajectory to be considered for funding, provided there is a strong foundation for growth.