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Definition of

angel investing


investing in unproven business venture willingness of an individual or network of individuals to invest in an unproven but well-researched startup business, taking an advisory role without making demands

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    There are many sources of venture capital. They include:friends and family; individual angel investors or angel investor groups; early-stage venture capital funds (VCs); expansion-stage and later-stage VC funds; community-based venture funds; these are often run by development agencies, which are usually funded or subsidized by local government funds designed to stimulate business growth. This article answers a number of questions about...

Definitions of ’angel investing’ and meaning of ’angel investing’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’angel investing’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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