Business Angels

The Business Angels archive.

Business Ideas & Planning

5 worst startup ideas and 7 ways to make sure your business gets funded

From a shop that sells individual shoes for people with one leg to a pitch for a crashless plane, Angel Investment Network (AIN) co-founder Mike Lebus has seen it all

Alternative finance

Alternative funding solution to Brexit finance problems for small businesses

Small businesses may be feeling the uncertainty of Brexit but financiers are focussed on the sector to survive and grow following any exit from the EU

Alternative finance

How angel investment beats foreign direct investment

Here, Jenny Tooth of the UK Business Angels Association explains why she thinks that angel investment is better than foreign direct investment.


Unlocking the power of women as angel investors

The number of women who are currently angel investors has not increased over two years, study reveals.

Startup Funding and Grants

How to secure angel investment

Richard Prime secured angel funding for his company Sonovate. Here are some tips from him on going about it.

Startup Funding and Grants

Tips for successfully obtaining angel investment

Phil Mitchell presents advice for giving yourself the best chance of picking up equity investment from a business angel.

Startup Funding and Grants

Get funding from the Angels

If you are thinking about starting or growing a business, one of the toughest challenges you will face is securing funding for the project. Are Business Angels a solution?

Startup Funding and Grants

Becoming an angel investor

Becoming a business angel can be hugely rewarding, personally and financially, but it’s not as easy as they make it look on the TV.

Startup Funding and Grants

Using Business Angel Networks to Raise Finance

Angel investor networks are fast becoming the only funding option for early-stage companies. SmallBusiness.co.uk investigates.

Startup Funding and Grants

Finance options for start-ups and SMEs

Rose Lewis, a partner at financial consultancy Pembridge Partners, explains the various financial alternatives for the intrepid small business owner when a bank decides to play hardball.

Business Ideas & Planning

5 Ways to Fast Business Growth

Business owners across the UK remain as focused as ever about achieving growth.SmallBusiness.co.uk finds out how they're doing it.

Alternative finance

How to raise angel finance

Business angels are those lucky types with enough cash to consider investing in early-stage businesses. SmallBusiness.co.uk speaks to owner-managers who never would have got their business off the ground without angel finance.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business