angel investor
An affluent individual who invests in small, private companies, usually in exchange for company stock or promissory notes that are convertible into shares of company stock. Angel investors often work closely with the company's management to help with introductions or other advice to make the company more successrul.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • angel investor — ➔ investor * * * angel investor UK US noun [C] (UK also angel) ► FINANCE a person who invests money in a new business to help it get started: »Succeeding as an angel investor is far from easy. → See also BU …   Financial and business terms

  • Angel investor — An angel investor or angel (known as a business angel or informal investor in Europe), is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. A small but increasing… …   Wikipedia

  • Angel investor — Business angel Un Business angel est une personne physique qui investit une part de son patrimoine dans une entreprise innovante à potentiel et qui, en plus de son argent, met gratuitement à disposition de l’entrepreneur, ses compétences, son… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • angel investor — n. An individual who invests in a startup company or other venture. Also: angel. angel investing pp. angel investment n. Example Citations: The joy, in short, came from what angel investors do every day in helping entrepreneurs make their ideas… …   New words

  • Angel Investor — An investor who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs. Angel investors are usually found among an entrepreneur’s family and friends. The capital they provide can be a one time injection of seed money or ongoing… …   Investment dictionary

  • Angel Investor — Ein Business Angel (kurz BA, selten auch Unternehmensengel) ist jemand, der sich an Unternehmen beteiligt und die Existenzgründer mit Kapital, Know how und Kontakten in einer typischerweise sehr frühen Phase unterstützt. Meist handelt es sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • angel investor — noun An affluent individual who provides capital for a business start up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity …   Wiktionary

  • Angel capital — is money invested in a business to provide equity capital, not debt which must be repaid regardless of the success of the business. More often than not angel investments are combination of funds and the business expertise of the investor(s).… …   Wikipedia

  • Angel Investment Network — Ltd is a London based investment company founded in 2004. It specialises in helping new businesses and entrepreneurs generate start up funding or existing businesses generate expansion or working capital. The company began with a UK based website …   Wikipedia

  • Investor — The owner of a financial asset. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * investor in‧vest‧or [ɪnˈvestə ǁ ər] noun [countable] FINANCE a person or organization that invests money in order to make a profit: • Investors are confused about where… …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”