A queston that many entrepreneurs often question themselves is ‘which investor is the best match for me?’. In his latest blog, Peter Cowley discusses how he believes an entrepreneur can find the right investor for their company.Read More
As an angel looking to invest, what are the timing considerations?
We all know that the successful start-up to exit journey is most dependent on the founders.Read More
As regular readers know, I am primarily motivated by enjoying and assisting many entrepreneurial journeys. However, angel investing would not be financially sustainable, which is a useful attribute for most things in life, if we didn't at least break-even.Read More
Alan and I have just returned from my annual visit to the Angel Capital Association conference (ACA, which is an angel trade body equivalent to EBAN within Europe or the UKBAA), and I want to explain some of the differences between the UK and the USA.Read More
From experience, even on a successful exit, founders find it tough – not just the stress of the process but what to do afterwards – having a boss for the first time in years or leaving immediately or soon into unemployment (albeit with some cash).Read More
This month’s Invested Investor thoughts focuses on whether you are born an entrepreneur or you develop into one. Peter Cowley explores his thoughts around the topic, delving into his own experiences to understand whether it was nature or nurture that led to the launch of his 14 start-ups…Read More
Peter Cowley founded Camdata, an electronic engineering, product design and turnkey development company, in 1984. To date, Camdata has delivered over 17,000 products and revenue of more than £16 million. Now a tech entrepreneur, angel investor and speaker…Read More
Most in our industry have heard the term “pivot”, but what does it mean?
I am an engineer by training and a pivot point is a fulcrum about which an object rotates, which can be by a few degrees, but more often by full rotations.
How does that apply to a startup? How can a startup rotate and avoid becoming dizzy?