Angel investing

Articles on angel investing, including expert insight from the angel investors active in the UK start-up ecosystem.


E-Car Club tops up Crowdcube investment by securing a further £215,000 from angels

Angel investors are supporting the growth aspirations of E-Car Club, a business which calls itself the UK's first entirely electric car club.

Venture Capital Funding

Why the rise of angel investors provides a halo for the UK VC industry 

In an era dominated by the struggles of SME funding, Alex MacPherson, head of ventures team at Octopus Investments, looks at how the rise of angels could be divine intervention.


Six new deals for London Business Angels as the network uses EIS and SEIS schemes

London Business Angels investors are backing six new companies, taking the network's 2013 deal count to 10.


Envestors sews up angel backing for surgery tool business Cipher Surgical

Angel network Envestors has tapped into an investor pool in Monaco to secure backing for Cipher Surgical.


Angel backers from B&Q and Multimap.com invest in Wazoku

A seed financing round for Wazoku has seen the software-as-a-service business pull in £500,000.


Angel network takes part in Sustainable Marine Energy fundraising round

A London Business Angels-led investment deal has seen tidal energy platform company Sustainable Marine Energy charge itself with £150,000.


Betfair founder Ed Wray backs Footfall123 in angel and venture capital investment round

Footfall123 has raised £1.7 million to help with international expansion and product portfolio development.


Click A Taxi is the latest taxi app to hail investment 

Taxi booking network Click A Taxi has announced a second angel funding round of $1.5 million (£944,000).


Calcivis attracts host of angel backers from Archangels to continue dental development

A newly-formed Scottish biotech company has secured the backing it needs to develop its tooth decay assessment technology.


Capablue uses angel network to close funding round

Business angel network Envestors has closed an equity fundraising for Capablue.


London Business Angels closes third SEIS deal since May

E-commerce platform business Gloople has locked up £150,000 of seed capital through a deal led by London Business Angels.


Sherry Coutu joins angel investors at Duedil

Company financials database Duedil has enticed its existing investor base to follow up previous commitments with more capital.