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So you think you want to be an Angel Investor?

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The Precinct

Level 2, 315 Brunswick St

Fortitude Valley

Brisbane, Queensland 4006

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This briefing session is to give an introduction to Angel Investing:

A) To help you decide if you would like to be involved in the growing startup ecosystem as an angel investor,

B) provide you with basic information, and

C) how to get further and more detailed information about what is best practice in angel investment.


Angel investors are an important source of equity capital at the seed and early stage of company formation. While angel investment has existed in practice for centuries, the concept of angel investors as a powerful source of financing for high growth companies has emerged over the past three decades in the United States and Europe and is rapidly growing in other regions, including Australia. As the angel investment sector grows, it is becoming more formalised and organised through the creation of angel groups and networks to share information. This is an important factor as it opens the sector to the wider business community. In addition to funds provided, angel investors play a key role in providing strategic, operational and network expertise for new ventures.

Training of angel investors is important for professionalising the industry as well as for attracting new angel investors. However, it is an area often overlooked by policy makers. Because angel investors are typically experienced entrepreneurs and business people, it is assumed that they also know how to invest. In reality, investing in startups differs greatly from standard financial or property investing or building a company. It requires a combination of all skill sets as well as specific capacity to conduct comprehensive due diligence and determining early stage company valuations. Through training and mentoring, new angel investors can learn from experienced angel investors in an active exchange of knowledge.

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