In this masterclass, case studies will be used to illustrate the importance of the business angel for the founders, especially at the beginning. We will learn about the general definition of a business angel, how it is implemented in different ways, and what benefits, but also what risks, are associated with it for the founders.

Furthermore, the typical approach and way of thinking that leads to the selection and decision for investment is described. Practical examples will be used to explain what can cause an investment to fail.