Posted on October 26, 2017
Brigitte Bauman is an entrepreneur and an angel investor who turned her hobby into a profession 14 years ago. She clarifies that the difference between a business angel and a venture capitalist is in approaching investment. Business Angels invest in 2 to 10 % of their personal wealth while VCs invest other people’s money with a specific investment strategy and timing for cash back.
She advises entrepreneurs to ask themselves a few questions before going to raise money:
Corine Kiame, investement manager at IM Capital, introduces the two angel investment programs that IM Capital currently runs: The SEEDERS Masterclass for business angels and the Lebanese Women Angel Fund.
Here are her tips to pitching to Angel Investors:
Pascale Monsefis the chief project officer of MAD, a talent hunter and producer platform for artists. For the type of investment that MAD was looking for Angel Investment was ideal. MAD were introduced to SEEDERS of IM Capital and were selected to receive investment. By securing the funding from SEEDERS, MAD were able to raise money from VCs to complete their funding round. Pascale shares the challenges and advantages of raising Angel Investment in this video:
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