Blue Tree Allied Angels is a group of investors that primarily research and fund projects in western Pennsylvania. Their investments vary in size and scope but their most notable is their backing of Carnegie Mellon’s innovation and entrepreneurship program. Investments in the future of business is smart practice, and these investors often see large returns. They offer investments from $200,000-$3,000,000 and a guaranteed return of 10X over the first 3-5 years, in addition they offer a full list of criteria right on their website. The process is initiated by a company looking for investors, and will then consist of “Review of all pertinent documents including financial statements, tax returns, articles of incorporation, customer contracts, cap tables and supplier contracts. Meetings with the management team to ask questions and discuss the aforementioned documents. Contacting references including customers, suppliers and former employers.” Overall this Angel group is worth paying attention to because they prioritize their investments into social enterprises and education.