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New Name, Expanded Mission: What Founders Need To Know About The New Gulf South Angels

March 26, 2024 — The Southeast has a new regionally-focused angel investment network.

Last week the NO/LA Angel Network (NO/LAAN) rebranded as the Gulf South Angels (GSA) and announced its geographic expansion across the Gulf South. The New Orleans-based angel investment group will now look at deals from eastern Texas to the Florida Panhandle to southern Arkansas to Tennessee and west of Atlanta, according to a press release.

GSA’s expansion allows for the group to look at an expanding number of industries, Board Chairman Mike Eckert told Hypepotamus. He pointed to Georgia as a hub for life sciences, fintech, and SaaS. New Orleans has become known for shipping, logistics, hospitality, and aerospace, while coastal areas have “a number of opportunities related to alternative energy and coastal regeneration and restoration,” he added.

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