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What is an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs are seen as some of the most important people in any society. These are individuals who help create wealth and jobs and it is hard to imagine how our economy could work without them. The word ‘entrepreneur’ is French in origin and it basically means ‘to enter and to take’. An entrepreneur in the simplest terms is somebody that is willing to take risks with their own money in order to launch some type of venture.

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What is an Angel Investor and How to Find an Angel Investor?

If you are just starting off in business, or even hoping to grow then you might be struggling to get investment for this. If your venture has not had a chance to grow and prosper it can be hard to convince the big lenders to part with their cash. Even if you have the right attitude and a killer business plan you could still be struggling to get a fair hearing. The recent economic woes that have affected most of the world mean that you have to practically beg now if you want to get investment from traditional lenders. The alternative to this grovelling for investment is the angel investor; these are people who are willing to take a chance on your business even when traditional lenders might be cautious.

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