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angel investor

A person who invests his or her own money in a startup company. An angel investor is generally not a member of a bank, venture capital firm or other financial institution that also makes such investments. Angels are typically private individuals.
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Four start-ups shortlisted from all over India get a chance to pitch to a panel of 30 plus VC and Angel Investors. 20 start-ups will participate in a one -on -one-speed dating session with angels and VCs.
Angel investors are like any other investor, and want to see attractive returns on their investment.
Nowadays, angel investors are increasing their investment sphere worldwide (Mason and Harrison, 2015).
Angel investors support entrepreneurs in starting up, and they support SMEs as they scale up their businesses, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs worldwide every year.
VuPulse, a post-click marketing platform for digital advertising, has announced it has received USD 1.025 million in a Series A funding round led by Florida Funders, along with Bridge Angel Investors, the company said.
But we've recognised for many years that more work is needed to aid the development of an Angel Investor community.
Since its incorporation in 2011, Oqal has grown to build an active angel investor community of over 350 members across Saudi Arabia, arranged 100 meetings connecting entrepreneurs with angel investors, overseen more than 300 investment opportunities within its platform and its members successfully invested more than 40 million Saudi riyals in angel investments within the Saudi start-up ecosystem.
"We are delighted to announce our partnership with Zain Bahrain and Oqal Angel Network -- Saudi Arabia to setup Oqal's first cross border Chapter in the region considering the thriving growth and potential for startups and angel investors in both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain," remarked Zainalabedin.
The HALOS Act would eliminate yet another unnecessary regulatory burden, allowing small businesses to connect with angel investors through demo days to showcase their products and innovations.
startAD, which is based at NYU Abu Dhabi, said that the findings reveal the importance of the UAE for angel investors globally and demonstrates the attractiveness of the region for startups.
As a young entrepreneur, he depended on angel investors who bet on and believed in him, so for Mr.
Participants and attendees included entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, banks, private sector representatives, universities, incubators, accelerators, key stakeholders and the media.