John May is the managing partner of New Vantage Group, a McLean, VA firm that innovatively mobilizes private equity into early-stage companies and provides advisory services to both funds and private investors. May has been at the forefront of the angel investor movement and his experience in private equity capital over the last 20 years ranges from venture capital fund management to angel investing to overseas consulting. In 1991, he co-founded the Investors’ Circle, the Private Investors Network, The Dinner Club, followed by the eMedia Club, the Washington Dinner Club. In 2003, he created Active Angel Investors that was merged into New Dominion Angels in 2012. In 2006 he became director and general partner at Seraphim Capital, a £30 million venture fund based in London. He is chair-emeritus of the Angel Capital Association and is a lead instructor for their “Power of Angel Investing” seminar.