TEN University Syndicate

A syndicate of alumni, faculty, and students of Texas-based universities who want to invest in early and growth stage startups. Since most professionals are short on time, the TEN University Syndicate leadership will source, negotiate, and present ready to fund investment opportunities to those in the syndicate. There are no physical meetings required to participate in the offerings.
Only high-quality deals are presented to the members of the syndicate for consideration. Each member decides if they want to invest and how much.

If you would like to join, please signup at this link

The syndicate focuses on technology-enabled businesses but also considers consumer products, medical devices as well as other opportunities. The syndicate will offer seed, growth, and expansion stage deals. The deals come primarily from Texas but will also consider those from outside the state.

Based on feedback from the current members, quality over quantity is desired. We plan to show at least one investment per month or twelve in one year. We intend to show more investments when possible.

The syndicate tracks successful venture capital and angel fundings from Texas-based university alumni, faculty, and students.  The syndicate provides follow-on funding to the startup with the same terms.

There are no physical meetings to attend for due diligence, screening, or presentations. The investment opportunities will be texted and emailed to the member in the form of an executive summary. If interested in investing, a DocuSign document will be sent to fill out electronically. Additional documents will be stored on the TEN Funding Portal for further due diligence.

We propose a flat rate of investment by each member based on the deal stage as follows $5K for pre-seed, $10K for startup, $20K for growth ($1M+) but the final decision of how much you invest is up to you.You can invest as little as $500.

The syndicate member pays an annual fee of $495/year.

There’s no cost to the company to apply. For each funded deal, TEN University Syndicate takes a flat fee of $15K per deal transacted to pay legal and administrative costs.

The syndicate exists to serve and support its members in their pursuit of shrewd (practical, hardheaded cleverness and judgment) investing.

Founding Members

  • Those who sign up by the end of 2017 will be considered Founding Members.
  • Those members will receive that designation.

Benefits of TEN University Syndicate

  • Access to high quality deals
  • Online investing
  • Minimal time required
  • Use of text updates and email documents
  • Flat fee investing