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After a friends a family round. What kind of investor would you select as Business Angel?

After a friends a family round. What kind of investor would you select as Business Angel?
a) An entrepreneur with a business in the sector of your innovation
b) A manager (super business angel) who does not know the sector but well connected

More specific: Experience in the sector (entrepreneur)/Money for the growth (manager)
Entrepreneur. Con: The innovation can disrupt his current business. Pro:Relationships built in the sector
Manager. Cons: Indirect relationships in the sector. Pros: Experience in all rounds (includingIPO)

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David C. MSE
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David C. MSE Entrepreneur
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Not enough information in the question. It depends on what you need in your business.
Arthur Lipper
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Arthur Lipper Entrepreneur
Chairman of British Far East Holdings Ltd.
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Rod Abbamonte
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Rod Abbamonte Advisor
Co Founder at STARTREK / @startupHunter / @startupWay / @CoFounderFound / @GOcapital / @startupClub / @lastminute
You need to be more specific and clear. It's not so simple like that. It's not onde after other. You do not establish a business to follow different steps of investment.
Arthur Lipper
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The one accepting a royalty instead of an equity related reward. You can buy the services of many you want and need with a royalty. See the piece I will write later today for Royalties.Website on the subject of the differencnt uses of royalties. It will b number 109. Arthur
Manuel Ortigueira Sanchez
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Socio en Commapps Mobile
i will read it Arthur, thanks
Valeriia Timokhina
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Valeriia Timokhina Entrepreneur
Eastern Peak Software: Custom software development
Taking into account only these mentioned factors, it will be definitely experience in the business sector. A good advisor can give much more than money.
However, maybe you already have a good advisor? In this case you should decide how crucial is to get some extra money.
Also I would like to share the article, it may be useful for tech strartupers:
Arthur Lipper
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Arthur Lipper Entrepreneur
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An investor having the skills which we can use and one who will accept royalties rathe than shares as a means of participating in our growth of revenues.
Manuel Ortigueira Sanchez
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Socio en Commapps Mobile
Thank you Valeriia
Very interesting idea Arthur, thanks

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