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The British Business Angels have announced that their National Investment Summit will be held in London on the 2nd July at Chartered Accountants Hall, 1 Moorgate Place, London EC2 . More info here. Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tweet about it Neil LewisMore Posts Follow Me:
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It is quite common for me to send out an executive summary to an investor or investment group only for them to say something like, “Yes, I know of this company. Are they still looking? We took a look at this last year and told them to come back once they have a little more traction. Have they got any sales yet/did they get the product out?”
Beer and Partners CEO Mike Weaver has a strong belief in business angels’ ability to help stimulate economic recovery. However, Mike also believes there are no guarantees of success in angel funding and business angels should be prepared for a significant number of their investments to go “pear shaped” before they find a “star”.
We are living in risk-averse times and “Cash combined with courage in a crisis is priceless” according to Warren Buffet. But when does courage cross the line into gambling territory? Or to put it another way what if you had say, £50,000 to invest, and someone said you have a 20% chance of a return […]
Business Angels need training – that was the overwhelming message coming from the British Business Angels Association annual conference held at the Belfry in early July. Quoting new research from Nesta, Mogwenna Rees-Mogg stated that a ‘56% failure rate for Business Angel investing is not good enough’. This means that for every £1 invested by […]
The BBAA (British Business Angels Association) trade body is today organising its annual awards ceremony and conference at the Belfry. The event is sponsored by Advantage West Midlands, the redevelopment agency for the West Midlands. It will include both an opportunity to recognise key contributions made to this growth sector during the year at the annual awards dinner […]