According to the latest research conducted by the British Business Bank:

  • 46% of UK Business Angels expect to make new investments during 2020/2021
  • 57% of UK Business Angels made an investment between April and July 2020
  • 72% of UK Business Angels are confident about the future growth in value of their portfolio
  • 54% of UK Business Angels had greater engagement with their portfolio companies during the pandemic

It also showed the current challenges/barriers facing angel investors are:

  • 45% – economic uncertainty
  • 32% – impact of Covid-19
  • 26% – selecting/finding the right opportunities
  • 26% – lack of liquidity/exit opportunities

These statistics shine a light on the behavior of business angels during 2020, and the challenges they face in considering investment opportunities.

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