MD, Advantage Business Angels Ltd, ABA
MD, Jasmine Platform Ltd
“Business Angel Investing: Aspects & Opportunities”
First an overview by John of the Business Angel Investment landscape, background, current trends, EIS/SEIS status, approaches to investing: single investment, syndicate model, crowd-funding; investor restrictions, risks/rewards, what to expect, what not to expect.
This will be followed by a presentation by Anas of an example opportunity supported by ABA aimed at solving a problem faced by observant Muslims all over the world: obtaining access to finance without paying or charging interest. Jasmine Platform is developing a Shariah-compliant peer-to-peer lending platform and Anas will be updating Chamber Members on progress to-date.