If you share our passion for positively impacting the future of our region, feel free to reach out. Entrepreneurs seeking investment, or accredited investors interested in joining the Fund, should each use the respective custom link below. For all other inquiries, please use the Contact Form at the bottom of this page.


If you are an entrepreneur who would like to learn more about the South Mississippi Angel Fund and be considered for investment funding, please take the first step by completing and submitting a completed application using the link below. Only completed applications, including all requested supplemental documents, will be considered.

South Mississippi Angel Fund focuses on seed- to mid-stage investments in private companies and entrepreneurs that demonstrate the potential for scalable, sustainable, and profitable operations.
Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. The South Mississippi Angel Fund leadership team will review all completed applications received.


Accredited investor members from all corners of the business community have joined together to pool capital resources and business connections under the umbrella of the South Mississippi Angel Fund, formed for the purpose of investing in entrepreneurs in South Mississippi, from Hattiesburg to the Gulf Coast.

The South Mississippi Angel Fund is comprised of individuals, families, and institutional members. The current Fund is still accepting applications for membership.

If you’re an accredited investor or institution interested in learning more about the South Mississippi Angel Fund — or if you would like to be considered for joining our fund, please click the link below.

Entrepreneurs seeking investment and investors interested in potentially joining our fund, please use the appropriate link above. For all other inquiries, please feel free to call or email.

South Mississippi Angel Fund c/o Innovate Mississippi    

Lindsey Benefield
Investment Manager, InnovateMS

121 N State St, Suite 500
Jackson, MS 39201