Angel Investor

An angel Investor or angel (also known as a business angel or informal investor) is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. A small but increasing number of angel investors organize themselves into angel groups or angel networks to share research and pool their investment capital, as well as to provide advice to their portfolio companies.
Posts about Angel Investor
  • 10 Smart Things to Do When Writing and Updating Your Business Plan

    … This is the sixth blog post in a series by Hal Shelton, SCORE small business mentor and author of The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan. You can read his previous posts for Constant Contact here. Over the last few months, I’ve discussed a number of different ways you can set yourself up for success when writing a business plan…

    Hal Shelton/ Constant Contact- 19 readers -
  • 7 Critical Business Plan Mistakes You Need to Avoid

    … will most likely result in your business plan being rejected by a potential bank lender or angel investor. Your plan needs to be well thought out with clear messages stating why you are the right person at the right time to make this a business successful. Next Steps Keep these critical mistakes in mind when writing your business plan. If you…

    Hal Shelton/ Constant Contact- 19 readers -
  • 6 Things You Should Know About Biz Stone

    … a few months later: “We admire and respect Facebook. We are big fans, actually. They approached us, and we took it seriously. But we feel like we want to continue this path we’re on—sustaining this innovation—and the time is not right.” Stone left Twitter in 2011, and has remained extremely busy. He’s an angel investor who has backed companies like…

    Albert Costill/ Search Engine Journalin Google Facebook Twitter- 9 readers -
  • Valuable lessons from ten established thought leaders

    … To mark the 25th episode of the REPUTATION REVOLUTION podcast, I highlight 10 thought leaders from Australia, England and the US and discuss some of the lessons we can take away from each one. I list the lessons below or if you prefer you can listen to the audio recording of the episode. 1. Mark Schaefer ~ @markwschaefer Mark is a blogger…

    Trevor Youngin Social Twitter- 27 readers -
  • Finding Venture Capital – Part 1

    … I decided that while seeking investors myself for a project, it would be great to educate readers on the process of obtain venture capital. It sounded a lot easier than it is once I started, and I’m slowly realizing that it’s quite a process and a lot of work is required. The idea alone is just a small piece of the puzzle. You need business plans…

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