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The Academy Investor Network (AIN) connects and provides service academy alumni (USNA, USMA, USAFA, USCGA, and USMMA) with the opportunity to invest in the venture asset class through our virtual platform.


AIN's online platform will host select investment opportunities brought to the community by service academy graduates with venture investing experience.


The platform encourages communication and collaboration between members, and it enables both accredited and non-accredited academy graduates to invest.


AIN emphasizes education and understanding of how to manage the risks of investing in early-stage startups.

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What Makes AIN Different

  • The key differentiating factors of AIN are the people that make up the network and our mission
  • Platform virtually connects a distributed, international network
  • Range of age and experience - from well-seasoned executives & senior military members to recent alumni
  • A network of veterans helping veterans (“Taking care of our own”),  providing capital and equally important, mentorship and connections  as veterans start and scale businesses
  • Only U.S. Service Academy alumni can invest and the platform will accept both Accredited and Non-Accredited investors