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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In contrast, angel funding from xenos - the business angel network owned by Finance Wales - remains stuck at around PS2 million per annum.
These groups have been responsible for ensuring that Scotland possesses a highly developed and active business angel environment that is now embedded into the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem.
As these successful entrepreneurs profess - investment from a business angel can sometimes bring more than a traditional commercial loan ever could; the required cash, along with limitless advice and guidance from an investor that has already been successful in the sector.
Recent years have seen the landscape of business angel investment change with the development of crowdfunding, a potential new avenue for early stage investment.
Ian Mackenzie, a leading business angel and chairman of Genesis Technical Systems - which received Minerva funding, said he took great pride in supporting Midlands business.
She has built up considerable experience in public and private sectors, working regionwide with companies, investors and business angels.
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 was quoted as saying in the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
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.
HALO, the Northern Ireland business angel network, has passed the pounds 4million milestone of financial support for companies.
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.
A celebration event has been held for organisations which have been supported by a leading Midlands' business angel investor syndicate.

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