Business angel

Private investor who supports a start-up company by providing capital and what is usually many years' management experience

Business angels are typically former entrepreneurs. They support new companies in their early stages by providing risk capital. In addition, they advise the management team or assume management tasks themselves. In return for their support, they acquire stock in the company.

Deutsche Börse AG and KfW Bankengruppe have joined forces with BAND (Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland) to create a forum for establishing contacts between business angels and innovative companies.

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