Introducing SWAN and Impact Investing

Our angels are bound together by a passion for making the world a better place by supporting dynamic startups that are striving to address serious challenges that our society faces.

This page has links to videos that introduce impact investing, introduce our leadership, provides access to educational webinars.

Meet SWAN Leadership

SWAN leadership devote their time to the network because they care deeply about making the world a better place and supporting impact entrepreneurs.


Meet Bob Bridge, Founder and Executive Director of SWAN.



Meet Heather Gilker, Executive Director of the North Texas chapter of SWAN




Meet Juan Thurman, Director of SWAN

Panel discussion - Demystifying Impact Investing

An hour-long panel discussion that discusses the various investing sources available to early-stage impact companies, and how an individual can be part of that funding process.


Educational Webinars

Every quarter, SWAN hosts the hour-long webinars shown below. You can watch the webinar recordings now or sign up for a lively, highly-interact class.

Angel Investing 201: The Big Picture
Covers the basics of building an Investment Portfolio, and an introduction to how to do Due Diligence in order to increase the financial return from that portfolio.


Angel Investing 202: The Mechanics of Investing
Covers investment instruments, company valuation, dilution across rounds, and tax considerations


Angel Investing 203: Measuring Impact
Covers impact metrics and tools. When you are making impact investments, you can apply the same rigor to assess the potential for impact returns as you do to assess the potential financial returns.