Posts Tagged ‘Angel investing’
So, the early stage funding market has shown its third major shift.
Should we now think of these sourcers of funding as ‘banks for early stage companies’?
There is a new super-business angel on the block. He is is based in the UK and is looking to invest £100m into his business angel projects via his investment firm.
Find out who he is and what he is looking for…
Many good ideas don’t get funded. We all accept that.
And many bad ideas do get funded. That is harder to accept, but accept it we must.
So, what is it that determines whether an idea gets funded or not?
Every startup looking for funding needs an accountant?
But what kind of accountant do you need? Let’s find out…
Drugs Direct is an online pharmacy looking to raise £75,000 for 7.5% of equity.
Hence, we are looking at an e-commerce business in the consumer drugs field.
If you think this is still a high growth sector, these are the due diligence questions that we’d want to get answered before investing…
I spoke with Darren Westlake, CEO of Crowdcube about their experience of the first 18 months of raising funds for equity stakes via crowdfunding.
Our conversation revealed much about what works and what doesn’t work in the world of equity crowdfunding and what the future holds for both business angel investors and the entrepreneurs.
Here on iBusinessAngel we are picking crowdfunding winners!
We will pick projects that we like and write up a review of them – before they raise their money so that business angels can choose to invest (or not).
The period of huge new global internet brands succeeding may be drawing to an end, so could it be B2B and outsourced internet companies that make up growth for the next few years and provide opportunities for business angels and startup entrepreneurs?
Crowdfunding is rapidly increasing in popularity and garnering a lot of media attention as more and more experienced business angels are using it to connect with startups. We explore five reasons investors are adopting.
Got a brilliant idea but struggling to find the finance to get it going? In an age of overly cautious financial institutions and wary business investors, crowdfunding is emerging as a popular route to success. Here are five ways it can help your business.
The more money a start-up business asks for, the bigger the risk is to the investor – but if you can’t find the one business angel who’ll write that all-important cheque, why not go after several instead?
Many first-time entrepreneurs with great ideas jump straight to the phase where they’re looking for business angels and financial backers. Some expend great time and effort on their hunt.
Unfortunately this stage can’t come first, and here’s why.
Sometimes, raising business angel or VC funds gives a startup business a competitive advantage.
Why is that? And how do you know if it applies to your startup? Read on…
Angels Den is running its Speed Funding event on the 15th August on Old Broad Street, EC2, London. For entrepreneurs the event starts at 3pm and for angels the pitching begins at 6pm. For more details see: http://www.angelsden.com/Applicants/AppDBEvent.aspx?tag=310 Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tweet about it Neil LewisMore Posts Follow Me:
The UK government’s new Angel CoFund is willing to provide equity or quasi-equity investment of between £100K and £1M into eligible SMEs alongside business angel syndicates.
This action could double the amount of money available for Business Angel investment in the UK in 2012….
Welcome to this months round up of business angel news and ideas. We’ve got three pieces each of which has significant consequences…
Some great stories and ideas from this month on the topic of angel investing
- Secrets of super-angel investing
- Joke on investment proposals
- What should be in a startup business plan