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For Angel Investors

Investing In Private Companies: How To Manage The Risks

It’s commonly said that investing in private equity is riskier than other asset classes such as fixed income investments. Yet the potential reward can also be considerable, leading many high-net-worth investors to include them within their portfolio as a piece of their equity position. This…
For Angel Investors

Comparing Private Equity, Venture Capital & Angel Investors

As a business heavily involved in startup funding and investment, our team here at Bure Valley Group wanted to offer this 2020 guide comparing private equity, venture capital, angel and seed investing. It’s common for even experienced investors to get these categories confused, which can…
Industry Reports

Industry Report: The Internet of Things

The modern era is one of connectivity on a gigantic scale, and this doesn’t just apply to human connections. The internet of things or ‘IoT’ is a blossoming technology that, with thanks to the proliferation of cheap computer chips and wireless networks, can allow for…
EIS Investments

Why is FinTech so Popular?

Traditional financial institutions have been operating for a long time now, and conduct their operations within a large, intricate ecosystem. This has served as a strong foundation for the emergence of fintech; an emerging industry which seeks to improve the financial sector through technology –…
EIS Investments

How Does Seed Investment Work?

Similar to other types of equity funding, seed investment operates on an ownership model; i.e. the investor offers money to a company in exchange for a stake in the business. The investment amounts at the seed stage range widely, but a good estimate is between…
For Angel Investors

How Should I Invest in a Privately Held Company?

Assessing the investment viability of a company which is not trading publicly isn’t usually easy. After all, large companies on a stock exchange are highly liquid and have a market value which is immediate and straightforward to access. A smaller, privately held company, however, will…
Industry Reports

Email Security: 2020 Industry Report

Despite rapid technological advancements in social media, voice messaging and other forms of innovative communication, email is as alive as it was twenty years ago. Perhaps more so. At the same time, new solutions are constantly being developed to counter the ever-evolving security threats to…
Phil Teale
June 12, 2020
For Angel Investors

High-Risk Investments – A Short Guide

Bure Valley Group is an investment brokerage business which links successful investors with exciting, innovative UK startups seeking funding. This content is for information purposes only and should not be taken as financial or investment advice.  Investment risk and return are, of course, typically linked.…
Phil Teale
June 12, 2020
For Angel Investors

How Do You Value An Early Stage Company?

Bure Valley Group is an investment brokerage business which links successful investors with exciting, innovative UK startups seeking funding. This content is for information purposes only and should not be taken as financial or investment advice.  One of the most difficult judgments successful investors need…
Phil Teale
June 12, 2020
For Angel Investors

Distributed Computing: Industry Report

Distributed computing is a means of combining multiple systems for huge computational output. For decades these systems have been centralised and, as the demand for data processing increases exponentially, as does the demand for distributed computing solutions.   Come Together Having been around, developed, and…
burevaladmin
May 15, 2020

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