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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Tim Mills is Managing Partner at the Angel CoFund, a UK focussed venture fund that works alongside individual private investors in order to back high growth companies across all sectors. Bringing together a combination of hands-on expertise and business building experience, with long term patient investment. The £100M fund was established in 2011 and was designed with support from a consortium of private and public entities, as well as being backed by the British Business Bank.
What they invest in…
Angel CoFund, invests in UK businesses at all stages of development and across most sectors. It is able to make initial equity investments of between £100K and £1M into SMEs, alongside strong syndicates of business angels, and can ultimately invest far more.
Their Investment Portfolio Includes…
Notable investments include Ebury, Creo Medical, Limejump, Neurovalens, Autologyx, Gousto, Micrima, Hopster and Exonate, to name a few.
This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEO’s and management level.
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The dinner conversation will be…
Tim Mills has a wealth of experience in leading investments and has a real passion for enabling businesses to unlock their growth potential, supporting the development of the UK business angel market. Tim is therefore perfectly placed to speak about:
✓ Getting your business ready for investment - the key things you need in place.
✓ The importance of your management team.
✓ Common mistakes entrepreneurs make when seeking and pitching for investment.
✓ The Angel CoFund - how it works and what’s potentially in it for you!
Who is Tim Mills?
Tim Mills is a former Investment Director at the British Business Bank and led cornerstone investments into many of the UKs leading earlier stage venture funds, but now focusses exclusively on the investment activity and operations of the Angel CoFund. A life-long advocate of the enabling capabilities of technology, Tim began his career at Merrill Lynch in New York before moving Barclays Capital. He has spent the last 10 years focussed on UK venture capital.
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd.
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Tim Mills is an Investment Director at the British Business Bank and also leads the investment activity and operations of the Angel CoFund. The fund launched at the end of November 2011 and during the first 15 months of the fund’s operation it became apparent that there was considerable demand, from both high potential SMEs and business angels, for co-investment from the fund. Supported by additional capital from the British Business Bank the fund has been able to increase its investment capacity to £100M. Any profits generated by the fund are recycled for further investment.
Tim started his career with Merrill Lynch, joining their graduate leadership programme to spend several years working in Europe, North America and Asia. Tim became an Associate Vice President in the technology group at Merrill before moving to Barclays Capital to work on the integration of the firm's expanding global operations. In the past Tim has worked with a leading credit analytics consultancy and one of the UK’s largest hedge funds. Prior to the creation of the British Business Bank, Tim spent 5 years with Capital for Enterprise, leading investments into venture capital funds as well as launching various funds, including the Angel CoFund.
Tim has a B.Sc. in Business and Technology and holds a full-time MBA from Manchester Business School.
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