The Xénos Business Angel Network
The Xénos Business Angel Network facilitates equity finance for start-ups and SME businesses. The funding comes from a network of Business Angels and these funds are usually invested for a minimum of five years. Typically the network provides investments from £50,000 to £500,000.
Xénos introduces investments by approaching investors direct who have sector experience, by data-base matching and by publishing the investment opportunities on the internet – see: www.xenos.co.uk – and in a monthly Investment Bulletin.
Xénos also runs regular Investment Forums where up to eight businesses at a time have the opportunity to make presentations to an invited audience of business angels.
Professional business angels usually invest in sectors they understand and where they have had experience.Their expertise and presence within a business can assist the company to achieve its growth objectives often by having access to a broad network of high-level business contacts. Xénos also assists business by bringing together angel syndicates for deals up to £2 million.