The Mastermind Investment Council is designed for high net worth investors, entrepreneurial leaders, and business owners to find new ways to build their wealth and legacy through the process of angel investing.

The Mastermind Investment Council offers investors an opportunity to participate in the buying and selling of businesses.  The Mastermind Investment Council is a community of experts that invest their time, expertise, and support the entrepreneur spirit while creating wealth, happiness and fulfillment for all those involved.


The Mastermind Investment Council is designed to service business owners, entrepreneurs, and high net worth investors with at least $1 million in net worth. There are two membership options:

The Diamond membership was created to help support business owners doing under $500,000 per year in annual revenue. At the price of $500/month or $5,000/year this membership includes all of the benefits of a C-Suite Network Black level membership .Diamond members receive:

  1. Two virtual coaching calls per month on marketing, sales, executive management, and raising capital
  2. Self-guided business evaluation- find out the true value of your business
  3. Over 100 hours of recorded coaching calls and virtual training
  4. Discounted event pricing for Pitch Tank events

The Platinum membership was created to cater to business owners with sales surpassing $500,000 per a year.  At the price of $15,000/year this membership level includes access to the Hero Club after completion of the vetting process. Platinum members will receive:

  1. All of the Diamond level benefits listed above
  2. Hero Club membership
  3. Four Mastermind, networking meetings, and retreats per year
  4. Free access to Pitch Tank events and VIP upgrades

Further, council members get access to our very own Angels & Heroes Venture Growth Fund before anyone else.


In addition to all Hero Club benefits, attend an extra day for our council meetings to discuss potential investments, shareholder updates, and private investment opportunities open only to our members. Additionally, companies having received an investment from our members or fund are provided a business evaluation, and an opportunity to receive direct help in scaling their business from our Council members. This is the “Mastermind” portion of the council- where our members help each other find new ways to create business breakthroughs and build wealth in the process.


As a US Navy Submariner, Jeff Barnes traveled the world underwater at extreme depths, running a nuclear power plant and sleeping with torpedoes while learning invaluable skills. His innate leadership ability and understanding of complex systems allowed him to run the largest division on his submarine and take charge of the ship’s quality control program.

After an honorable discharge from the Navy, Jeff took his expertise and experience to Corporate America, helping clients grow their businesses as a risk management consultant and helping entrepreneurs develop strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. Running an international division of a Fortune 100 company, Jeff spearheaded innovation efforts, bringing advanced technologies to the global market.

In 2018 Jeff took over the CEO role at Angel Investors Network to help more entrepreneurs bring their products, services, and technology to the market as an advisor, mentor, coach, and venture fund manager. As an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and CEO, Jeff enjoys helping business owners structure, systematize, and optimize their operations allowing them to scale quickly. As the manager of the Angels & Heroes Venture Growth Fund, he finds opportunities for his investors to make great returns by investing in the next generation of private companies.

During his free time, he sits on the board of Lifeschool, a nonprofit helping kids gain life-skills they don’t learn in school. Jeff also spends a great deal of time coaching his two boys’ sports teams with his wife, enjoying the outdoors and traveling.


The Mastermind Investment Council is designed to service business owners, entrepreneurs, and high net worth investors. If you are looking to build your wealth and legacy through the process of angel investing, consider joining today.