Call a Business Angel

Call a Business Angel : Practical Funding & Commerical Advice for Start-Ups, Smes and Innovators

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Many entrepreneurs and small businesses fail not because of a poor idea but because of poor analysis and execution.

Call a Business Angel is designed to complement the great innovation and free thinking that exists in small, growing companies by providing useful advice and tools that give them a much greater chance of being successful.

All the innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups with a great idea or new invention, need to read this book. There are `business angels' out there looking to support you to commercialise your business venture, you just need to know where to look and how to hone a winning pitch.

In her practical book, experienced angel investor Dr Eileen Doyle explains:

* The innovation ecosystem and where angel investing fits in

* The disciplined approach you need to adopt when you are seeking investors

* How to get your pitch right to secure funding

* The additional support business angels offer, over and above financial investment, such as mentoring and advice

* The value of strategic advice and business planning - and much more.

Packed with toolkits and case studies, Call a Business Angel is intended to inspire you on your journey from idea creation and pitch to sustainable commercialisation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 139.95 x 210.06 x 10.41mm | 226.8g
  • Highett, VIC, Australia
  • English
  • 0648294153
  • 9780648294153
  • 686,979

Review quote

'You don't need an MBA or hours of study to benefit from Eileen's shared knowledge, just the tenacity to give it a go, which is one of her core messages - persistence and discipline are essential keys to success.' - Jordan Green, Founder/President, Melbourne Angels; Founder/Chairman Emeritus - Australian Association of Angel Investors; Trustee - Angel Resource Institute (USA); Chairman - Asian Business Angel Forum

'Eileen's commonsense approach to complex business issues helped transform a 100-year old hierarchical organisation into today's simplified, market-facing, customer-centric CSIRO.' - Dr Larry Marshall, CEO, CSIRO
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About Eileen Doyle

Dr Eileen Doyle has had an extensive career working in large corporations, spanning more than three decades. Eileen has also had a long history as a business angel, working with inventors and small businesses to introduce and grow their products. She is a Founding Fellow of the Australian Association of Angel Investors. She has combined her knowledge and discipline from large corporations with her experience with start-ups to write Call a Business Angel. Eileen is based in Sydney.
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