Angel Investor: The right catalyst for your startup

Angel investors are motivated more than just returns Everyone has their own agenda when investing in a startup, but the vast amount of return is the biggest incentive for most startup investors. Some entrepreneurs tend to look for VCs or PE Investors to back their startups; however, angel investors may fit better when looking for […] The post Angel Investor: The right catalyst for your startup appeared first on e27.


25 Jun, 2019E27.CO

Angel Investor: The right catalyst for your startup

Angel investors are motivated more than just returns

Everyone has their own agenda when investing in a startup, but the vast amount of return is the biggest incentive for most startup investors. Some entrepreneurs tend to look for VCs or PE Investors to back their startups; however, angel investors may fit better when looking for connections and relationship building in a particular industry.

One of the well-renowned angel investors and entrepreneurs, Gary Vaynerchuk once said, “I’ve been critiquing venture capital for a while — it is not the only funding mechanism and doesn’t always work for smaller businesses. People should not overlook alternatives such as high-net-worth investors, angel investors, or raising capital from family and friends, and of course, look to startup grants and competitions.”

That is to say: there are many ways to fundraise at a startup’s early stage, and looking for a VC may not always be the best. That’s why Angels —- investors who use their personal fund to finance startups — is becoming increasingly popular....

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