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overview - Angels4Angels
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Utilising best practice Uniting like minded investors and entrepreneurs Creating worthwhile employment Tax efficient investing Cheltenham based businessmen John Caines and David Cribbin have combined their first-­‐hand experience in angel investing and numerous business successes to form a managed business angel syndicate. Angels4Angels provides an effective and free service to the growing number of investors seeking to back early stage entrepreneurial b usiness ventures. For Investors Seeking: •
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Above average investment returns with significant tax savings Reduced risk for asset class To utilise knowledge and experience of seasoned angel investors Minimal cost (£zero charges) and effort No due diligence of own: negotiating, legals, monitoring/mentoring, self management of informal syndicate Enhanced access to Angel/Enterprise Community Not to manage their own angel portfolio L-­‐R: Victoria Franks, John Caines, David Cribbin, Helen Lovatt ‘Purpose Beyond Profit’ Visions achieved -­‐ Jobs Created -­‐ Competitive Economy Enhanced
“Angels4Angels brings together the ideas of good practice derived from independent research and my observations from the past 10 years of working with entrepreneurs, business angels and venture capitalists. Our aim is to contribute to the bigger picture of creating worthwhile employment and the sort of businesses that will enhance a competitive UK economy, as well as giving our investors a good return. When approached at a professional and portfolio level, it can also be a very good investment vehicle. The recipe for success is capturing excellent experienced business people and matching them to relevant ambitious entrepreneurs.” John Caines The Angels4Angels Team “Angels4Angels were like a breath of fresh air to do business with. We value not only their investment but the access to expert business support that we know will be so important in the future.” John Caines John brings a w ealth of experience to the angel investment process. Following an accountancy qualification and an MBA from the London Business School, John founded Cheltenham-­‐based software company Maxima and developed it to a profitable 500 staff group before a successful exit in 2001. John has assisted many businesses as a Non Executive Director including Gloucestershire-­‐based companies, such as Cotswold Collections and Kallidus. John has chaired the South West Angel and Investor Network -­‐ SWAIN, is author of 'The Effective Entrepreneur' and in 2009 w as awarded an OBE for 'services to entrepreneurship and business'. Adam Llewellyn Entrepreneur “Angels4Angels really understand angel investing and how to support entrepreneurial enterprises.” Chris Borkett Lead Investor & Experienced Marketer Contact Victoria Franks Victoria communicates regularly with investors and entrepreneurs. Victoria’s background as Marketing & Communications Manager at Cheltenham based Software company Maxima means she is fully equipped to build a sustained programme of communications to investors and entrepreneurs in the Angels4Angels community. John Caines [email protected] 07785 253539 David Cribbin [email protected] 07770 648910 Victoria Franks [email protected] 07971 971899 [email protected] 07971 542107 David brings valuable experience in identifying investment opportunities. In 1988, qualified accountant David joined £8m turnover Agri-­‐Supply business Masstock as CFO, and in 2005 became CEO. At Masstock, David led the acquisition and integration of 4 0 companies and achieved unprecedented growth in revenue from £170m to £330m and an eight times growth in earnings. David jointly led two MBO's and a successful exit to Origin Plc in 2008. During his time at Masstock, he completed an MBA from Warwick Business School and attended the prestigious Advanced Management Programme at Harvard. Since his successful exit from Masstock in 2010, David has made a number of personal investments in early stage growth and jointly invested w ith venture capital backed businesses. He is also involved in a number of charitable foundations. Helen Lovatt David Cribbin Helen Lovatt Helen introduces investors to the benefits of angel investing. Helen’s involvement in the local business community and background as a corporate finance lawyer, including time in-­‐house with Capital Ventures and business development, positions her perfectly to introduce high net worth investors to angel investment and early stage entrepreneurial business ventures. www.angels4angels.co.uk 

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