Angel investors


New angel investor guidelines mean startups won’t have to wing it

8:08PM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 |  New voluntary guidelines aiming to create a “new dynamic in the relationship” between angel investors and Australian startups have been announced.

Innovation Bay finally makes it to Melbourne

7:20PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 |  The series of networking events, which helps introduce startups to investors, is launching in Melbourne at long last.

Investor options falling short for Aussie startups looking for mid-level investment

6:49PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 |  Plenty of great Australian startups are desperate for $2-10 million in funding, but they’re underserved by investors, Starfish Ventures investment principal John Dyson says.

Australian angel networks need to go slow, warns investment expert

12:14PM | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 |  The Australian investment ecosystem is maturing to a point where it needs to start asking itself serious questions, says serial entrepreneur and investor Brian Dorricott.

As a tech business, should I be looking overseas for finance rather than Australia?

2:02PM | Tuesday, 1 February 2011 |  While it might feel like Australia suffers from a “conservative” investing culture, the true situation is a little more complex.

ImageBrief sets sights on New York after raising $600,000

8:00AM | Wednesday, 1 August 2012 |  Sydney-based start-up ImageBrief is in the process of setting up a New York office as it seeks to become the “99designs for photography”, after securing $600,000 from angel investors.

My potential investor wants a 90% stake in my start-up

4:48PM | Thursday, 12 April 2012 |  Your current potential investor is clearly either trying to take advantage of your requirements for capital or has little idea about the issues surrounding founder motivation.

It’s time to send in the business angels

3:26PM | Thursday, 8 March 2012 |  Australian angel investing could benefit from some of the initiatives that have been introduced in the UK. BY MARC PESKETT.

Digging for start-up gold

3:27PM | Tuesday, 6 March 2012 |  Many start-ups have wondered how they can catch the eye of a leading investor, such as Mark Carnegie. So we spoke to Carnegie to find out. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Do investors keep an eye on ideas they’ve rejected?

3:27PM | Thursday, 1 March 2012 |  The crucial detail is whether they say “no”, “yes”, or “come back in a while” when you first pitch your idea.