Hyderabad Angels are individuals who are experienced seasoned business men and woman, who are entrepreneurs themselves and who invest their own capital. These individuals have experience in all business segments in various industries and have the skill set and experience to understand a good venture from a bad one. This model is different from the traditional VC’s and PE models which have more rigid investment guidelines. It is a loosely formed organization of people with a common goal of enhancing value of multiple businesses at the same time. Hyderabad Angels main goal is to provide capital to worthy startups and at the same time provide an opportunity for Angel investors to make money through networking, mentoring and education.Hyderabad Angels is a network of Angel investors keen to invest in early stage businesses which have potential to create disproportionate value.
Hyderabad Angel Network believes that early stage businesses require more than just money to succeed. They require close mentoring and inputs on strategy as well as execution. The Network aims at enhancing the success rate of early stage businesses significantly through high quality mentoring, vast networks and inputs on strategy as well as execution. The Network enables members, to come together and use their experience and their exceptional skill set to better able to assess the potential and identify risks at an early stage.
Primary goal of Hyderabad Angels is to help the entrepreneurial ecosystem by providing the angel investments and mentorship for the startups. Secondary goal of Hyderabad Angels is to collectively come together as a group and invest as a group. Where in each member can complement each other skills and provide value to early stage businesses. Early stage businesses not only require money but also require mentoring, operational and execution skills along with relationships which are integral part of any business to succeeded, and Hyderabad Angels intend to bridge this gap.
Hyderabad Angels is sector agnostic and will look at the following sectors in general:
- Agriculture / Food processing
- Banking and Financial Services
- Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
- Business Products & Services
- Clean Tech and Water
- Consumer products & services
- BPO / KPO/LPO
- IT products & services
- Media, Entertainment and Mobile VAS
- Retail & Distribution
- Telecom & embedded domains
- Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
- Other areas that excites Hyderabad Angels