How does Mumbai Angels Network membership benefit its members?
The members of Mumbai Angels Network are provided with enhanced deal flow, better quality due diligence and the negotiating power of indirectly pooling capital. The group also provides a forum of fellowship of like-minded successful people. Investing in very early stage companies is inherently risky. The Mumbai Angels Network brings together successful and experienced people who by sharing their experience and vision with the other members analyze and determine potential start up companies for investment.
Develop an initial investing strategy – Early on, it is important to think through why you want to invest as an angel, what kinds of deals make your day, and how many investments you should make over time. Seasoned Angel Investors recommends that those new to angel investing think about the kinds of companies—industry, stage, and location—they like to deal with and how much of their capital they are willing and able to put at risk.
Actively participate in Q&As –Your first chance to dive into the investment experience will likely be during the Q&A session, after entrepreneurs pitch their investments in angel group and pitch meetings. Your best way to learn and to assess the investment potential is to ask questions
When ready, write that first check – At some point, you will find a balance of feeling like you’ve learned the basics about the process and what you need to know to invest in a good deal. At this time, take the big leap of making your first investment.
How much money do the members of the Mumbai Angels Network typically invest in companies?
A typical average ticket size is INR 3 crores/ USD 500,000 with each investing member contributing to average INR 30lacs/USD 50,000.
If the investment size is larger, the Mumbai Angels Networking may syndicate the investment with other investor groups.