Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

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Angel Investors

Synonyms:angels, backers, business people, entrepreneur, financier, strategic investor
Filed Under: financial-banking, investments
Tags: banking, business, investment, management

Definition of angel investors

angel investors
1. Those private individuals with capital to invest in business enterprises are often called angels.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • capital   Money that is used to make money; for example, to buy rental property or a business.
  • initial public offering (IPO)   When shares of a corporation become available to the public for the first time.
  • investment   Something you put your money into in order to make money.
  • lender   The bank or mortgage company offering the loan.
  • private equity   Equity not traded on a stock exchange.
  • seed funding   Money used to start a business.
  • startup company   A recently founded company that works on new products and services.
  • venture capital (VC)   Financial capital given to startup companies.

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