Mr Haider was speaking on the sidelines of the second "MENA Angel Investors
Summit 2015" held yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay.
The summit brings together angel investors
and start-ups from around the MENA region and the rest of the world, giving an opportunity for investors to exchange deal-flow, learn best practices and raise awareness related to angel investment.
And like Jones, many early-stage business owners are seeking angel investors
to fill in the gap in startup capital.
Though it is a good idea for you to develop a thorough and comprehensive business plan exceeding 30-40 pages for your benefit, your angel investor
is likely to want to a more concise version of the plan during your first meeting.
Conversely, angel investors
made 62 percent of their investments in the post-seed/start-up stages--a big increase from 40 percent in 2008.
Brock Blake is the CEO of Funding Universe, Inc, a company that creates a platform to help a network of more than 1,000 active venture capitalists, angel investors
and lenders connect with qualified investment opportunities.
AngelNet addresses an age-old problem that faces many closely held and high-growth businesses--how to find angel investors
," explains Bruce Kidd, founder of Concord Partners and AngelNet.
Called Angel Capital Electronic Network, or ACE-Net, the service is the first federal effort to link companies and angel investors
This month's Blue Paper, podcast and infographic from promotional products retailer 4imprint entitled, The Perfect Pitch: Making Your Case to Angel Investors
, offers insight on how to find and pitch your business idea to angel investors
that could enable your business to flourish.
The free webinars are led by ACA to support a key association initiative-leveraging the trusted expertise and best practices of its 13,000+ members and other experts, to fine tune the skills and approaches of active, professional angel investors
Tenmou, Bahrain's first 'Business Angels' organization, announced today that some of the most prominent Angel Investors
will attend the MENA Angel Investor
Summit 2015, one of the largest gatherings of venture capitalists, angel investors
and entrepreneurs dedicated to building businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
FedDev Ontario is also providing up to $500,000 for the Golden Triangle Angel Network to support the growth of the angel investor
community in southern Ontario.