Angel investors


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.

What are the pros and cons of joining a start-up incubator?

2:50PM | Tuesday, 28 February 2012 |  There are many benefits to joining a start-up incubator, but it isn't the right model for everyone. Here are some of the pros and cons of working within incubators.

Angels hone in on biotech, clean tech and web-based software

2:16PM | Monday, 27 February 2012 |  Australian angel investors will give preference to projects in biotechnology, clean technology and web-based software this year, according to the results of the 2011 National Angel Survey.

Innovation Bay kicks off applications for first 2012 angel dinner

12:53PM | Monday, 19 December 2011 |  Local tech start-ups seeking funding are being encouraged to apply for a spot at the next angel dinner to be hosted by Innovation Bay, which is calling for video submissions by February 10.