Angel Investing: a Case Study of Indian Angel Network

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ANGEL INVESTING: A CASE STUDY OF INDIAN ANGEL NETWORK With the advent of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization (LPG) the Indian economy has witnessed a tremendous transformation. The Indian markets have taken leave of their closed nature and have become open and dynamic allowing free competition from global players. The winds of change are blowing over the global market and economy. With the process of the change, the approach of people is of more into entrepreneurship by showing the creativity and innovative ability to explore for the benefit of the society. As and when we enter into the 21st century, we found there is an innumerable change in the world of Finance. The concept change has establish from the traditional…show more content…
These days, however, the angel investing landscape has changed. As angel investors increasingly pool their funds or connect in networks, they are becoming more accessible. For today 's entrepreneurs, the different landscape provides opportunities that might not have existed in the past. While "angel" investors - exited entrepreneurs and experienced business people who have the TIME and MONEY to put into early-stage companies - have always been a part of the entrepreneurial scene, they are now breaking down into sub-categories. Some, called "lone rangers," prefer to invest alone or with a small informal group. Others, namely "angel funds," pool their resources and invest collectively, in a sort of "one for all, all for one" approach determined by a vote of the majority. Finally, there are the "angel networks," whose members study companies as a group and consult among themselves about attractive opportunities but make individual investment decisions. Usually, only a fraction of the total network invests in any one company. Growth of Angel

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