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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Tim Mills is the Investment Director at the Angel CoFund, a UK government-backed investment fund that 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. Notable investee companies include Ebury, Gousto, Micrima, Hopster and Exonate, to name just a few. Tim will be speaking about raising capital and how to make your business investor ready.
This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners and CEOs interested in raising capital. If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at email@example.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you.
The dinner conversation will be…
Tim has a wealth of experience and knowledge in leading investments and has a passion for enabling businesses to unlock their growth potential, and supporting the development of the UK business angel market. TIm is therefore an ideal person to speak about:
✓ When is the right time for a business to raise capital?
✓ The key metrics you can use to measure if you business is investor ready.
✓ Understanding how the Angel CoFund works.
✓ The structure of the UK business angel market.
Expect to learn more about the opportunities that exists via the Angel CoFund, to take away valuable insights into what will make your business investor ready, and to chat informally with Tim and your business peers over dinner.
Who is Tim Mills?
Tim is an Investment Director at the newly formed 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.
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine plus highly curated and relevant crowd.
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Tim Mills is an Investment Director at the newly formed 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.
You will be welcomed through the door by Aneka, one of the TableCrowd hosting team.
Aneka started her career as a professional dancer but due to becoming ill with meningitis she hung up her tutu and discovered her love of turning nothing into something - entering the life of a entrepreneur and since then has not looked back. Setting up a Lifestyle Management company that has thrown celebrity events that has received international press coverage to providing business development for clients in the entertainment industry Aneka is a natural host!