Posts Tagged ‘Angel investment’
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.
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.
Here’s a round of three top business angel and startup investment article and blogs on the web this month.
We’ve got discussions on why startup entrepreneurs should approach business angels first, why VCs are in investing in their health (and entrepreneurs should too) and lastly, what is the one thing every entrepreneur or startup really needs to succeed?
One way or another, right or wrong, there will probably be a cost to you to gain access to the angel investment you seek for your business – or as someone once said to me, “It costs money to get money.”
Okay, you’ve hunted down the best business proposals, you’ve sorted through the angel networks and found a good supply of deals… now, your network wants you to investment, the entrepreneurs appear credible – and hungry … do you press the button and write the cheque?
Or… do you continue with your due diligence?
How many frogs can you kiss in 6 months? Fundraising is not for the fainthearted!
Anyone who has ever tried and been successful in courting angel investment will know only too well that the process of attracting investment into your company can be slow, time consuming and energy sapping.