angel investor

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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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HBAN is the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and INTERTRADEIRELAND, today The collaboration was yesterday launched at an event in the residence of the Consul General Ciaran Madden in New York City.
This is the second year of the awards run by Scottish-based business angel group Investing Women.
The lead angel investor Thomas-Paul Descamps, a business angel with a considerable background and expertise in the life science sector, added: "We love the story, combining the commercial potential of the "next generation" collagen with marine and environmental concerns that goes with jellyfish.
In contrast, angel funding from xenos - the business angel network owned by Finance Wales - remains stuck at around PS2 million per annum.
Recent years have seen the landscape of business angel investment change with the development of crowdfunding, a potential new avenue for early stage investment.
According to Paulo Andres, President of the European Business Angel Net-work, the problem is not in the lack of ideas but in how to finance those ideas.
Learning first-hand about business angel networks in the US will ensure that Tenmou's current and prospective entrepreneurs receive the best experience possible," the company's chief executive Hasan Haider said.
Hassan Haider, Chief Executive Officer of Tenmou, Bahrain's first Business Angels, has recently returned from a visit to the Silicon Valley in the US.
Tenmou, Bahrain's first business angel, said it is connecting with leading international entrepreneurial communities for the benefit of Bahraini start-ups.
ENTREPRENEUR Peter Saunders has been named UK Business Angel of the Year by the British Business Angel Association - making him the first Welsh representative to receive the title.
The MoneyWorks Business Angel Award celebrates Kiwi businesses looking to take that next step.

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