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We interviewed Bill Morrow, founder of Angels Den, to find out how ‘the world’s largest business angel network’ is growing and what tips Bill can share for angels and entrepreneurs looking to succeed with growth businesses…
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:
Retail outlets are closing up shop in the UK. UK banks are struggling to make sense of early stage or high risk investments – as they always have, and this is happening across the world.
At the same time Regional Development agencies are being closed and dismantled in the UK and the ‘free to present’ opportunities for entrepreneurs to meet business angels are due to be shut or ‘transferred’ in the next few months.
So, in this grim climate, can it really be said that the business angel investment sector is blooming?
Crowdfunding, a model that raises funding for start-ups by harnessing the power of the Internet investor crowd has grown from similar models that already exist in the US, but Crowdcube is the first website of its kind to be launched with UK businesses in mind – will it provide all the answers for entrepreneurs who need investment?
The entire landscape of early stage funding is in a state of flux – new innovations in funding models are emerging to threaten the traditional status quo and the world has become a smaller place for those adventurous entrepreneurs willing to take a risk internationally.
Even though only 3% of businesses actually consider equity funding from business angels in the UK, three different models of funding have emerged to try and bridge the gap between start-up entrepreneurs and business angels.