HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER?

 

Membership Requirements:

  • New Members are recommended and sponsored by an existing member or eCoast Angels (eCoast) partner

  • Members must be accredited investors, defined as “Accredited Investor” as defined in the Securities Act of 1933, including its “August 2020 Modernized amendments”. for individuals means a natural person who has individual net worth or joint net worth with the person’s spouse that exceeds $1 million excluding the value of the primary residence of such person(s) at the time of the purchase,” OR “a natural person with income exceeding $200,000 in each of the two most recent years or joint income with a spouse exceeding $300,000 for those years and a reasonable expectation of the same income level in the current year.”

  • Members are expected to be involved in eCoast efforts by participating in one or more of the following:

    • Sourcing potential investments for review by the screening committee

    • Being an active part of the screening and/or investment process

    • Assisting in due diligence efforts

    • Serving on committees as formed by the Executive Committee

    • Recommending new members to the group

  • Members agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the eCoast’s Membership Agreement, including:

    • Paying an annual membership fee as determined by the Executive Committee of Directors

    • Investing at least 2 deals totaling a minimum of $40,000 during the first two years of membership.

    • Regularly attending membership meetings*.

Membership

  • Membership is at the discretion of eCoast’s Executive Committee and is subject to annual renewal, non-renewal, revocation or termination by the Executive Committee.

  • Interested parties must complete the Membership Agreement, the Rules of Membership and Conduct, and, if applicable, the Membership Survey. These items should be submitted as directed in the Membership Agreement.

  • The Executive Committee will review all applications for membership and endeavor to provide applicants with a response within thirty (30) days of receiving the completed application.

  • Membership may be terminated or revoked, at the discretion and determination of the Executive Committee.