The Southwest Angel Network is now the SWAN Impact Network.

Our Mission

The angels at the SWAN Impact Network are bound together by a passion for making the world a better place. We support dynamic startups that are striving to address serious challenges that our society faces. And we expect those companies to deliver measurable social or environmental impact, and to have solid plans for financial success.

Who We Are

SWAN is fastest-growing impact angel network in the US and has chapters in both Austin and Dallas. Our membership includes angels from across the country. And we invest in amazing companies from across the US.

We recognize that women and people of color startup founders have been under-funded by the startup investment community. Half of our investments have gone to these under-represented founders.

Inspiring Impact Investments

SWAN is investing in entrepreneurs working to slow down climate change or mitigate environmental damage.

Dr. Ugwen Enyeo, the founding CEO of Shyft Power Systems, is working to integrate green power into Nigeria, where half of the country’s total power comes from  privately-owned generators.

SWAN is investing in entrepreneurs who are working to address social or economic inequalities.

Danny Corprew, the founder of Scriptly Rx, is working to reduce the amount paid for prescription drugs by under-insured or uninsured patients, who may need to decide between buying groceries, paying rent or obtaining needed medications.

SWAN is investing in entrepreneurs who can demonstrate efficacy in improving physical and mental health outcomes.

Steve Mogenson and Dr. Jessica Huber, the co-founders of Speech Vive, have demonstrated that  their patented technology restores  social conversation for a large percentage of Parkinson patents who had become increasingly socially isolated.

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