The definition of 'Business angel'
Business angels (also known as angels or angel investors) are individuals who use their personal wealth to provide capital to start-up and early-stage businesses in return for a share of the company’s equity.
They tend to be entrepreneurial by nature and are prepared to take a high personal risk in the expectation that will in due course be able to secure a profitable exit and see a return on their investment.
As well as capital, business angels may also bring valuable business and professional experience and may become involved in the company by taking a seat on the board.
The most important UK Business Angel Networks.
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