angel investor

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angel investor

n
(Commerce) same as business angel
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Long-Irwin said eight out of 10 business ideas she sees don't work, but for the remaining 20 per cent, angel investing can provide the capital needed to get a business off the ground after other funding sources--family and friends, bank loans, personal finances--have been exhausted...
Dragon's Den is a great example of angel investing at work, although the typical angel will be a family member or friend of the entrepreneur who is seeking the investment.
Angels are always looking for some kind of deal and some kind of bargain, and a state tax credit for angel investing would really help the environment in terms of galvanizing the angels," he said.
Director Alan Watts added: "Various commentators have been astounded about these facilities and many believe it has the potential to turn the current wave of angel investing into an avalanche."
Erika Leaf, one of the 33 investors who each contributed $5,000 to the investment pool, said it was her first foray into angel investing.
Furthermore, I have found entrepreneurs much more willing to consider utilising spare cash balances across the wealth management spectrum, investing in balanced portfolios and fund of hedge funds, as well as investment property (buy-to-let), business angel investing and more esoteric investment opportunities.
In the last 3 months of 2009, the British Business Angels Association with support from Government (BIS) has been implementing a major angel investing awareness raising campaign to increase the pool of angels in the UK.
It is a member of the Angel Capital Association, a nonprofit trade association of some 200 angel organizations in North America whose goal is to raise the public's awareness of angel investing, encourage the growth of angle groups and aid the angel group in making better investing decisions.
You recently co-authored a book on angel investing? "Yes, it came out in 2000.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 8, 2016-iAngels raises USD14m to expand angel investing network