angel investor

noun

Definition of angel investor

  1. :  a wealthy person who invests a large amount of money in a new business Today's angel investors play a different game. They invest their own money in startups in return for equity, and sometimes they also take a board seat. — Melanie Warner, Fortune, 9 Nov. 1998

angel investing

noun angel investing has come a long way in recent years … — Daniel Kadlec, Time, 25 Aug. 2005

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1958

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1958


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