What is a start up?
A company in development infancy which has a strong growth outlook both financially and in terms of innovation. Often a startup will be from a niche sector or deliver a bespoke product or service within an uncertain market.
What is an Angel investor?
In return for ownership equity, these individuals or companies typically invest between $15k and $100k of seed funding in high growth startups, plus provide experience and networking opportunities.
What is venture capital/growth capital?
Similar to risk capital, this financial investment by individuals or companies in startups is made with an expectation of higher returns – in return for greater risk. Seed funds are often managed by venture capitalists.