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angel investor


investor in unproven business venture an individual or group of individuals willing to invest in an unproven but well-researched startup business. Angel investors are typically the first port of call for Internet startups looking for financial backing, because they are more inclined to provide early funding than venture capital firms are. After investing in a company, angel investors take an advisory role without making demands.

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

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