085. What does an Angel Investor look for in a Startup?

Episode 85,   Jun 09, 2020, 08:28 AM

What makes an angel investor part with their hard-earned cash and take a punt on a new business? 

Angel investing in startups is accelerating helped by high-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp and Facebook. 

Angels enjoy the process of investing in and supporting businesses and they often invest in businesses that will make a social impact. But it is important to remember that an angel is also looking for a return on their investment

Elizabeth Gooch MBE founded global tech firm EG Solutions in 1988. The organisation was turning over £11 million when it was bought out in 2017. 

She is now using her experience at the Tech Growth Factory to help turn young companies into thriving businesses and help founders to achieve their dreams. In this episode Elizabeth shares her insight on what it means to become an angel investor and what she looks for when considering investing in an early stage business. A must listen for investors and founders alike!

Host: Patricia Keating
Guest: Elizabeth Gooch MBE, https://www.linkedin.com/in/techinvestor/?originalSubdomain=uk
Listening Time: 60 mins
Follow Tech Manchester:
Twitter: @tecmcr
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/techmanchester/