Tag Archive: Angel investors

Nov 15

Angel Investors 5

For the new business seeking funding, the right angel investor can be the perfect first step in formal funding and start-up. There are several reasons for this. It usually takes less time to meet with an angel and to receive funds. Due diligence is less involved and complicated. Also, angels usually expect a lower rate …

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Nov 13

Angel investors 4

Judging from The Center for Venture Research profile, therefore, angel investors are not risk-averse, and realistic in their expectations. Even if they are not willing to invest or loan money outright, or give other debt instruments, they can help sponsor you for a loan, and thus leverage their good credit rating. Another interesting fact: Investors …

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Nov 12

Angel investors 3

The Center for Venture Research has also come up with the following profile of angel investors: · The “average” private investor is 47 years old with an annual income of $90,000, a net worth of $750,000, is college educated, has been self employed and invests $37,000 per venture. · Most angels invest close to home …

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Nov 11

Angel investors 2

The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, which does research on angel investors and their investment profile, has tracked the behavior of angels for several years. Their most current report is for Q 1 and Q2 of 2008. According to this report: The angel investor market in Q1,2 2008 has continued …

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Nov 10

Angel investors 1

What is an angel investor? Angel investors are individuals who invest in businesses looking for a higher return than they would see from more traditional investments. Many are successful entrepreneurs who want to help other entrepreneurs get their business off the ground. Usually they are the bridge from the self-funded stage of the business, to …

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