#022 - Why Would an Investor Want Me

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By Ray McLennan & Nigel T Best, Ray McLennan, and Nigel T Best. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Welcome to another episode of the How to Raise Money Podcast. Today your hosts and raising money experts Ray and Nigel talk about what an investor looks for when choosing to invest. The type of person, the personality and the characteristics needed, to attract JV partners and investment finance. All whales, dragons, angels, and investors are looking to invest not only in upcoming projects but in the people who carry them out. Ray and Nigel bring you the five things you need, in order to be the ideal investment opportunity and answer the question many of you have been waiting for Why would an investor want me? KEY TAKEAWAYS Time - Investors are often short on time and If you have time available and can make investors money work for them. Interest rates are eroding money away in the bank, therefore investors will look to leverage others time in order to invest and manage their money. Expertise/Experience - If you have expertise in an area in which an investor is looking to invest, you have credibility. If you can demonstrate you have the experience to manage a certain project, investors will value that highly and you will be trusted with other people's money. Energy - Do you have the energy, drive, and determination to turn an investors money into a profitable investment? Energy and enthusiasm can make a big difference in overcoming obstacles Contacts - What does your power team bring to the table? Who are the people around you that can help you to get the job done and the project completed? Investors value your contacts and your phonebook highly, as this can bring in off-market deal opportunities. Need or Desire - You may have a compelling need to make this work, you need to align your vision and values with the investor to secure investment. BEST MOMENTS “Credibility is the cornerstone, the foundation of a deal” “You can’t beat face to face contact, don’t underestimate your contacts” VALUABLE RESOURCES https://www.angelsden.com/en-gb/events/ ABOUT THE HOST Ray McLennan is a keynote public speaker and former corporate solicitor who has many years of experience owning and operating a variety of businesses in the UK and Ireland. Ray is the Regional Manager for Scotland & Ireland for Angels Den, which has over 13,500 high net worth Angel investors that help to find funding for property and SME businesses. Ray also helped to create Property Angels Den (PAD) in Sept 2014, which matches High Net Worth Investors with property proposals of all sizes. PAD now meets regularly and has funded dozens of property projects all over the UK. Nigel trained as an accountant but has for the last 11 years run the family care business. With a 7 figure turn-over and over 100 employees, the role has given Nigel quite a few valuable lessons! Nigel and his wife, have focused more and more on property over the last few years. The latest project is a 20 bed HMO with 12 SA rooms. But in the last few years, Nigel is now helping property professionals understand that social media is a way to increase your customers, get more deals and earn more profit! CONTACT METHOD Ray@raisingangelfinance.co.uk Maria@raisingangelfinance.co.uk Howtoraisemoney.co.uk Nigeltbest.com

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