Posts Tagged ‘venture capital’
Launching the first phase of a startup business – or for a business angel, preparing to invest in one – requires an assessment of three things – product, market and team.
So, what counts as a minimum viable product, market or team?
Many inexprerienced entrepreneurs are unaware that Business Angels will only be with you for a short while!
That is, their role is usually to provide gap funding between friends and families and the professional Venture Capitalists.
There are three questions that every business angel (or Venture Capitalist, for that matter) will ask, and hence, these are the three questions that every entrepreneur and investment proposal needs to answer. That is, assuming the entreprenuer wants to get funding.
Business Angels come in different shapes and sizes. But are they really like? Crazy? Successful? Generous or in it for the money? That is a question that not only entrepreneurs ask themselves, but also the Business Angels too. Why? Most investments that gain Angel investment will have not one single investors but a small team […]
In the first recession investors wanted business plans that offered new simplified services or goods that make things work better (ie. increase efficiency – such as self-service on the web for better prices) or that reduce costs (such as better conferencing or collaboration on the web allowing businesses to cut corporate travel). However, as opinions […]
“Venture Capital funds available for start-up and growth businesses has dropped 70% since 2000”, said Anne Glover chief executive of Amadeus Capital Partners at the BBAA Annual Awards Dinner. This means that businesses seeking new capital that are unable to raise bank finance (and who is able at present?) will need to increasingly turn to […]