business angel


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business angel

n
(Commerce) informal an investor in a business venture, esp one in its early stages. Also called: angel investor
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The Business Angel Institute and Ertyad have teamed up for the former's launch in the MENA region.
THE Halo Business Angel Network has announced its first overseas partnership with the New York-based Digital Irish Angels Syndicate.
The competition gives participants a platform for attracting business angel investment with at least two finalists securing a trip to California next April.
The latest funding round had been led by angel investors in Medcity/London Business Angels and Finance Wales with co-investment from xenos, the Wales Business Angel Network and other existing investors.
As a result, these groups have been responsible in ensuring that Scotland possesses a highly developed and active business angel environment that is now embedded into the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem and making a real difference to the economy.
Launched in 2011, the Angel CoFund is a privately run fund that works alongside groups of business angels to invest in high potential SMEs across the UK, directly providing funding as well as encouraging the expansion and development of the business angel market.
Investors included Oxford Technology and leading business angel networks Cambridge Capital Group, London Business Angels, Envestors, Ruffena Capital, and crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom.
He is now regarded as a star business angel and blog articles can be found advising "how to attract Ashton Kutcher".
The business angel network, aimed at assisting small and new business and all those who have an idea or business plan, is still not developed enough in Macedonia.
MANAMA: Tenmou, Bahrain's first business angel, is connecting with leading international entrepreneurial communities for the benefit of Bahraini start-ups.
Following the successful visit, Mr Haider commented: "To be able to learn first-hand about business angel networks in the United States, will ensure that Tenmou's current and prospective entrepreneurs receive the best experience possible.

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