Posts Tagged ‘business angels’
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?
The USA passed the JOBS Act last year and since then, the role of working out how to implement that act has fallen to the SEC. So far, a lot has been published, but equity crowdfunding has not been legalised in the USA. In this article, Marc gives us a quick summary of the key findings and insights, so far…
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…
Phones are an essential part of business life – especially for startups.
So, let’s take a look at some of the key tips to ensure this – most essential – utility doesn’t let you down…
What is the difference between pitching to business angels and an equity crowdfunding pitch?
This is the question I was recently asked, so here are my key points on how traditional business angel pitches differ from equity crowdfunding or crowd investing…
An exceptionally lucid book that can help both business angels and entrepreneurs reach effective and lasting agreements that help the business to grow and investors to see an effective return on their money…
Crowdcube, the UK crowd investing site, celebrated a new record in helping Liverpool based Crowd Mortgage Limited, get funding in just 2.5 days.
What does this tell us about what’s hot in equity crowdfunding and what business angels are up to?
Crowdfunding has recently spawned something more interesting for startups, and that is, crowd investing.
So, how does a startup or growth business know if it is ready (or right) to seek equity crowdfunding?
To help, we have devised 21 tests for Crowd Investing, so that you can begin to assess the strength of your investment case and also identify ways to improve your chances.
Help! I’m confused by all the terms being thrown around in the crowdfunding sector!
From the single term Crowdfunding, we now have Crowd Investing (also know as Equity Crowdfunding) plus Donation Crowdfunding and Crowd Selling.
So what do these terms all mean?
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…
How should we look at startups? Through the lens of finance alone? Or should we assess them through the lens of the product? Or both?
And, what about the management team? Isn’t that the most important factor?
To gain funding on equity crowdfunding platforms, businesses need to gain momentum quickly from the day the pitch is a launched.
However, the business is unwise to launch on the platform unless it already has some investors on board. Find out our other tips to ensure your equity funding pitch succeeds.