Providing Bright Future for
Early-Stage Companies.

The Midlothian Angel Network links angel investors in Midlothian & Ellis county with startups and high growth companies in TX and elsewhere.

The Midlothian based Angel Network provides a bright future for early-stage companies. We can provide the investment funds you need to grow your company and achieve all the success your hard work deserves.

Entrepreneurs benefit from receiving financial capital as well as experiential capital for their growing business. Our angel investor members have entrepreneurial, business building, professional services, and senior executive management experience across a wide range of industries. This depth of knowledge and breadth of business relationships is valuable for helping early-stage businesses grow.

Participating investors also benefit from access to the wide range of industry expertise across our network in assessing investment opportunities.

Members invest in seed and early stage businesses, primarily startups solving Africa’s challenges using creativity and tech in Africa. Industries include: information technology, business services, industrial technology, financial services, consumer or industrial products and healthcare services.

Angel Investors

We want to hear from exceptional startups seeking funding. Read about our investment evaluation process and submit your investor presentation.

Meet Our Team

Learn more about our team

Wale Salami is an American angel investor, venture capitalist, U.S. Army veteran, and tech professional with over 10 years’ experience working in military, nonprofit and private-sector roles in world-class organizations.

Wale Salami

Founder/Executive Director

James H. Watson is the Director of Sales for James Hardie Building Products, Inc., an industry leading building materials company. Prior to joining James Hardie, Mr. Watson served as a sales leader at Electrolux Major Appliances, a global consumer durables manufacturer.

James Watson

Co-founder/Director, Deals Sourcing

Tomie is a certified financial educator who has successfully educated 100,000+ millennials across Africa. As part of her broad experience, she has sourced direct investment opportunities in the capital markets and implemented crucial investment interventions for SMEs across multiple sectors such as agriculture, real estate, consumer lending, logistics.

Tomie Balogun


Adebayo Adeleke is a dynamic leader with global insights on a wide array of issues. Has profound knowledge and expertise in the fields of Emerging markets, Risk Management and Security, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Leadership and Geopolitics, Diversity and Inclusion.

Adebayo Adeleke


Ola Owokoya is a transformational leader and a serial entrepreneur with international business interests. He is a venture capitalist and an executive at several start-ups.

Ola Owokoya

Director of Mentorship

Nike Ajayi is a serial entrepreneur, based out in Silicon Valley, with over 15 years of experience under her belt. She is also the Founder of Pitch Coach, a Bay-area platform that helps African entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and business plans to investors.

Nike Ajayi

Lead Mentor

Elias is a Network Solutions Architect with over 12 years experience working in a variety of roles, and holds certifications from Cisco, Palo Alto, Fortinet, Microsoft and ITIL. His experience covers Networks, Security, Collaboration and Cloud with vendors such as Cisco, Palo Alto, Splunk, Fortinet, Meraki, Aruba, Microsoft and AWS.

Elias Osi

Lead Mentor

Daniel Sadiq is a solutions driven program manager and Agile Coach that has led multiple teams to deliver value across complex projects. He is passionate about building for Africa and his growth philosophy is hinged on the belief that under-represented people can make a huge difference in the world if they are in the right ecosystem.

Daniel Sadiq

Lead Mentor

Loic Anagho is a professional with over 7 years of hands-on operations and strategy execution experience from the Military (U.S. Army) and financial services industry (Compliance/Risk Management). A natural facilitator with a proven ability to consistently deliver results through process improvements, action driven initiatives and project management

Loic M Anagho

Compliance/Risk Management