Understand Angel Investment

Early Stage

Understand Angel Investment (Early Stage)

To a better understanding of the different stages of investing, the figure below presents the typical value chain for investment in companies, highlighting the differences between stages in terms of risk, level of investment, actors, company focus and types of deals.

The Portuguese Business Angels Association – APBA contributes to the early stage investment panorama namely the pre-seed, seed and early-stage phases:

  • Providing assistance to investors accessing new projects;
  • Creating an environment in which they can share opinions and investment risks attached to certain start-ups;
  • Supporting the co-investment among APBA members;

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