Angel investors and venture capitalists tend to operate in the same circles. While both invest in startup companies and new technologies, they’re otherwise very different. An angel investor is generally an individual looking to invest their own money in a startup business. A venture capital firm is a group looking to invest its clients’ money in new companies. This leads to stark differences in how these investors operate.

Consider working with a financial advisor if you’re looking for investment advice on where and how to invest your money.

What Is Startup Investing?

Both angel investors and venture capital firms are best known as startup investors. This means that they tend to look for new companies that need money to get going.

It’s an answer to one of the biggest problems in all of the business. Say you have an idea, along with the drive and talent to make it happen. You still need the (sometimes significant) amount of money it will take to open an office, hire a team, build the product and otherwise operate between Point A and Profitability.

This is where startup investors come in. You have a potential business, but need money to launch it. They have money and aren’t necessarily interested in running a business. So they will invest, giving you money in exchange for an ownership stake in the business.

Click here to read the full article 



020 7071 3945


Throughout our site you will find links to external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, we cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.