Angels UK is a new platform designed to find compelling investment opportunities for our existing investor network.
Here is the process for applications for funding to Angels UK, the Angel Investment Network.
Stage One: Web Application
Angels UK do not accept direct pitches for investment via email. This is due to the volumes of investment decks we get sent and our sifting process.
- Make you application online and make sure you are prepared with all the information at hand including your financial projections, investment deck or Investment Memorandum.
- Be concise and to the point
- Tell us why you're the best and are going to be as big as Google or Uber
- Understand our criteria for investment before applying. If you don't you'll immediately be rejected
- Submit your details and be paitient, it can take up to 5 working days to review your applications
Stage Two: Reviewing your application for funding
Our initial sift will review your application, suitability for funding and if you meet our criteria
- Initial manual sifting by an analyst
- If selected you will be offered the following
- A Face to Face meeting with our panel of investment professionals
- A link to an 'Investment Readiness' profiling tool to benchmark and de-risk you investment opportunity (This is part of our scoring mechanism)
- Placement on our platform and included to pitch at our 'Investors Summits'
- Unsuccessful applications will be offered one of the following options:
- Offered advice as to how to make it more 'Investment Ready'
- Link provided to benchmark your business now and in the future once some improvements have been made
- Passed on to one of our partners to assess if they can help with alternative funding solutions
- Not for us but come back at a later date
- Not commercially viable for our investors
Stage Three: Face 2 Face Presentation
- Monthly Face 2 Face meetings
- 7 mins pitch presentation
- 10 mins Q&A from the panel
- 1 mins summary
- Be prepared to smash it and know your numbers
Stage Three: Accepted for Funding
- If you are accepted, you will be place on our platform
- Circulated to our partner networks
- Angels identified with an interest in your type of business will be contacted
- Presentation at pitches to our investors at the Angels UK Investor Summits held throughout the UK
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