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  1. Business Angels & Venture Capital Northwest Business Angels 5th September 2007

  2. Equity finance available to NW companies… From £10K - £1m Flexible “equity” for early stage & established businesses with growth potential High risk seed & venture funds Money from Business Angels

  3. Business Angel & Venture Capital is… Long term, committed share capital to help private companies grow and succeed, providing in many cases management support

  4. Bank vs. Venture Capital Bank Debt Secured Capital & interest repayments Risk of withdrawal Monitoring relationship REPAYMENT – regardless of profitability Venture Capital Risk funding (share capital) Return only on success Committed Partner relationship - support GROWTH – no repayment until sufficient profit and value

  5. Angel Investment Enterprise Investment Scheme statistics: Over 20,000 Business Angels in UK Investing between £800m & £1bn annually True figure much higher!

  6. NWDA supported seed & venture capital sources NW Business Angels – advice, support, gateway to angels & funds - £10K - £500K NW Business Investment Sch. - £50K - £1m NW Seed Fund – up to £350K Rising Stars Growth Fund - £30K - £1m (technology)

  7. Other public supported VC funds NW Equity Fund – up to £660k Coalfields Enterprise Fund - £40k - £500k Bridges Community Ventures - £150k - £5m NESTA - £50k - £500k (early stage technology) Enterprise Capital Funds - £500k - £2m

  8. What makes a plan stand out to a Fund Manager? I was expecting it Tells me what I want to know Meets fund criteria Succinct with evidence Believable Makes me want to meet you

  9. The Gateway to Angels and VC Funds Northwest Business Angels angels@nwda.co.uk www.nwbusinessangels.co.uk Tel. 01925 400302

  10. And finally….Northwest Small Business Loan Scheme Loans of between £3,000 and £30,000 Early stage & Start-up Growth potential and Social Enterprise BME and Sharia Compliant Loans 01925 400 302 smallbusinessloans@nwda.co.uk