ACA Public Policy Focus

As the voice for ACA members and many American angel investors, ACA advocates for legislative and regulatory policies that catalyze angel investments in the entrepreneurial startups that create jobs and fuel innovation.

Priority Issues (see our one-page description of these here):

Key Resources:

  • One-Page Summary of ACA's Policy Priorities in 2018 - Covers each of the priority policy areas above (for the lay person).
  • Grassroots Toolkit - How to talk with Members of Congress in their districts and states
  • ACA Congressional Briefing - Leave-behind materials for Congressional meetings, including what angels do, the impact of angels and the startups we invest in, and key policy issues.
  • Public Policy Advisory Council - Key attorneys who advise ACA on public policy issues of importance to ACA's membership and portfolio companies.
  • State Tax Credits - Catalyze investments in early-stage companies at the state level, with angel tax credits and other helpful programs.  See state-by-state list here.