Posts Tagged ‘Business Angels’
Business angels will already know this in their gut, but a recent survey of entrepreneurial literature has told us, here at iBusinessAngel, that personality is no guide to success.
Various firms have been developing psychometric tests to identify the personality traits of a successful entrepreneur and it turns out, that there is no agreement on whether any of these work. So what can research tell us?
Have you ever asked yourself what would Warren Buffett do if he were a Business Angel? Well, it might be a bit hard to ask Mr Buffett along to attend our investments seminars, so instead we have attempted to summarise the rules Warren Buffett applies to his investments to see if we can apply […]
I am not suggesting for a moment that all Green businesses are bad investments, but I am suggesting that whenever a bubble appears or to there is much enthusiasm for an idea, that a number of the businesses ideas sold to unquestioning investors will turn out to serve the middle men far more than the money men. […]
The biggest question for angel investors – and hardest to answer question – is ‘what am I actually investing in’? However, if we ask the question another way, it does become easier. If we take the approach that the task of the investor is first and foremost not to lose his money, then the first […]
56% of ventures invested in by angel investors will fail, according to recent research by Nesta.. However, as Nesta warns, the figure could be even higher as their statistical sample was taken from angel investors who have remained active over a number of years. Therefore, the rate of failure could be as high as 80% , […]
Should a Business Angel look for an investment in a LLP (Limited Liability Partnership) or a Limited Company?
Often, entrepreneurs will have both LLPs and LTDs for their different businesses.
To answer the question of which is better we need to ask:
The 9 things every direct business investor or business angel needs: Deal Flow There are more and more sources of direct business investment opportunity – you need to find a way to track them and pick out those that deserve more attention. Firstly, you’ll join networks or groups, which is often free, and then you’ll begin to […]