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ANGEL INVESTING > WHAT IS ANGEL INVESTING?
What is Angel Investing?
"I think you can do business without a VC but you cannot without an Angel," avowed Amit Agarwala, founder and CEO of Amdale Software Technologies, who raised Angel funds in 2003. What are Angels and why are they so important?

Angels, at least in the secular sense, are individuals who invest time and money in very young companies. In fact, they often invest in an entrepreneur at a point when the business exists only as a good idea.

Three defining characteristics of Angels and Angel investing:
> Support entrepreneurs at earliest stage
> Invest their own money
> Actively mentor company
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