Venture Giants has compiled a list of resources devoted to business angel investment and making the due diligence process that much simpler.
These resources are aimed for the business angel investor who is actively seeking to invest in new start-ups and early-stage companies.
Companies House WebCHeck
This site should be the starting point! The WebCHeck service offers a searchable Company Names and Address Index free of charge which enables you to search for information on more than 1.8 million companies. The searches can be carried out on a company either by using its name or by using its unique company registration number. In addition to the free company details, you can also use WebCHeck to purchase a company’s latest accounts and annual returns as well as a selection of company reports, all online. Payment is made by credit card and all products are delivered electronically to a unique, secure download area.
Fund-ability and Valuation of Startups: An Angel’s Perspective
An excellent article, offering a first hand view of an experienced angel investor when it comes to valuing startups.
British Business Angels Association
The British Business Angels Association (BBAA) is the National Trade Association for the UK’s Business Angel Networks and the early stage investment market and is backed by the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (formally the department of Trade and Industry).
Angel Investor News
The UK commercial news service for angel and early-stage companies. Signup for their fantastic news/email service.