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The rewards of college: friends, a degree . . . and venture capital?

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Seeking $500,000 to $5 million in angel investor capital? Yourold alma mater may be able to help. is anetwork of 75 university-specific sites that allow current studentsand alumni to post business plans for 90 days for review byaccredited investors.

Interested entrepreneurs start the registration process bycompleting a business plan summary at the Web site. If accepted,business owners pay a one-time fee of $199, for the plan to beranked and posted on the site. Prospective investors receive noticeof all new postings. You'll have access to the entire networkof potential investors; however, your school's alumni are givenadvanced notice of business plan postings.

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