Will AS tell me what to invest in?
A. No, you must make your own personal decision after performing your own due diligence.
A. We work very hard to protect our participants so that they can feel comfortable in the company of peers. We maintain a strict policy that no one should ask for a business card, but if it is offered then you may take it of course.
Judging an opportunity in other field?
A. We try to offer very diversified opportunities. As a participant of Angels Shanghai, you will see a wide variety of deals. While you may not understand all of these, other participants will understand those deals and can help clarify the value proposition if you are interested. Many investors only want to invest in what they know; this is also acceptable. Simply let us know your interests.
Get understanding beyond my expertise
A. If you participate in due diligence with someone who has domain expertise, over time you will feel more comfortable diversifying your portfolio of angel investments. Our participants are very helpful toward each other. In addition, you may participate in a seminar or workshop.
First step to investigate?
A. Please contact Angels Shanghai, and, if you qualify, we will invite you to participate. When you do join, take your time before you invest in your first deal. Learn before you jump. Read the recommended reading, join a due diligence team, then start small on a deal that has a lot of traction.
Min amount I can invest in a deal?
A. Most deals have a minimum of 150,000RMB. The average for experienced investors is 150,000RMB to 600,000RMB with some angels making individual investments of 1,500,000RMB.
Min number of investments in a year?
A. No, but if you are not making investments (i.e. writing checks ), then we will question your continued participation. Angels Shanghai is for active angel investors.
Remain a participant if cease investment?
A. Angels Shanghai is for active angel investors.