Issues of Angel Investing VIN addresses all the major issues of angel investing. Due diligence: Extensive due diligence includes competitive landscape review, intellectual property review, direct market research, identification of barriers to entry, and commercialization path and funding plan review. Investor protections: Co-investment on same terms with larger investors and built-in investment protections such as down-round protection. World class management: “Done it before” successful, experienced management teams in every invested company. Investment diversification: Investments may be made as low as $5,000 per invested company allowing more investments and portfolio diversification through both number of investments and stage of company development. Liquidity: Secondary market for selling shares available so that VIN members do not have to wait for invested companies to have exit events in order to sell ownership.