Angles Investors

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Angel Investors

A number of small start-up companies need external funding to operate and expand. When entrepreneurs have drained money from friends and family, personal savings, bank loans, and credit cards for their startups, they may search for angel investor’s aid to strive in these competitive environment to grow. According to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, approximately 2/3 of funding for new businesses is achieved from angel investors. Therefore, one commonly-deployed strategy for raising capital at the early stages of an enterprise by entrepreneurs is finding an Angel to invest in their business, idea or in their strong business plan. Angle investors are typically a high net worth folks who are or were successful entrepreneurs and business people. There are many types of Angel investors. The main three types are Core Angels, High-tech Angels and Return on Investment (ROI). Core Angels are investors who have accumulated years of experience from running and operating their own successful business. They work hard and are dedicated to their job of angel investing. They carry on to high risk investments without looking back at their losses. Usually, they are not focused on a particular industry and invest in verity of industries, including public and private equity such as real state. They assist and get involved in companies they invest in by mentoring and giving wise advices. High-Tech Angels are typically or have less experience compared to Core Angles, but they invest and have interest in the latest trends of up-to-date technology. They desire to bring the technology to use, to the world. Generally, they like to leave the firms they have investment on alone and choose not to get involve. They dislike the challenges of running the business and facing business obstacles. Finally, Return on investment (ROI)…...

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