angel investor

Definition

An individual who provides capital to one or more startup companies. The individual is usually affluent or has a personal stake in the success of the venture. Such investments are characterized by high levels of risk and a potentially large return on investment.

Use angel investor in a sentence

You may want to try and get in close with an angel investor so that you can find out where the good deals are.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

The angel investor teamed up with the venture capitalist who was also investing in our company to proved the needed funding.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

Dennis took a huge gamble and decided to act as an angel investor by providing funds for the startup company his nephew was starting.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
invisible venture capital liquidity event