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Making angels out of investors

Angel Labs and similar outfits organise invitation-only angel investing 'boot camps' for well-heeled people keen to learn how to assess startups.

THEY WANT IN: Angel Labs co-founder Tugce Ergul says "there is a huge interest in angel investing, but many of these people feel left out of what's happening in Silicon Valley".

NEARLY every week, all around the world, wealthy people, self-made business owners and senior executives in a range of industries gather at private clubs, cultural centres or five-star hotels for free, invitation-only angel investing "boot camps" intended to help them size up fledgling business