About Be an Angel

“Your country needs you, really needs you”!  David Cameron, Prime Minister - At a meeting held on 8th February 2012  hosted at No 10 Downing St by David Cameron and Lord Young to promote Business Angel investing, the Prime Minister emphasised how important Angel investors are in supporting the growth of enterprise in the UK. For more information, CLICK HERE

Angel investing is the most significant source of funding for start-up and early stage businesses. In recognition of the importance of business Angel investing the UK government has brought in beneficial tax-breaks to encourage more individuals to recognise this opportunity to support the growth of Britain's entrepreneurs. 

Have you ever thought about Business Angel investing?
There are many entrepreneurs across the UK with great business ideas and growth potential who could benefit from angel investment. Providing equity finance, combined with access to skills, advice and market contacts can be the most effective way to help them to accelerate their development and achieve commercial success.

Backing a small business can be highly enjoyable and potentially rewarding. If you have spare financial capacity and business or professional experience you should consider becoming a Business Angel.

About this Site:

The Be an Angel web-site has been set up to help  you to find out more about Business Angel investing and to help you decide if you would like to get involved in supporting the growth of Britain’s entrepreneurs.

This web-site site brings you information, knowledge and advice about Business Angel investing, drawn from investors with many years experience of angel investing, as well as technical experts in the legal and financial aspects. It will take you through the key steps of angel investing, looking at the risks and rewards, the benefits to you and how to take advantage of tax breaks; how to make effective investments; how to get involved in angel investing activities in your area; as well as access to downloadable fact sheets and links to further advice.

The Be an Angel web-site has been developed  by the British Business Angels Association, established in 2004, as the UK Trade body representing angel and early stage investing. BBAA acts as the voice of the angel community, supporting policy and new initiatives to increase angel investment, promoting awareness of angel investing, helping to inform and educate new investors, with a view to growing the pool of investors in the UK.

The Be an Angel web-site and campaign is also supported by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.