What is an angel investor? What is angel investing and what is the thought process behind it?

Here’s a simplified explanation:

An Angel Investor is an early funding round investor in a startup. Angel investors can be family, friends or other usually high net worth individuals who seek a return on their investment in exchange for providing funding to an emerging company. In recent years, an increasing number of angels – particularly in high tech startups – are Venture Capitalists (VCs).

Top 20 Angels below: 

Source: The Startup Dictionary | LawTrades

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