Investors who want to start off investing in startups often start via investing in funds and angel investments, where they mentor and nurture a startup founder team along their path to success. Malta’a first angel group announced last week.
Angelo Dalli, Founder & President of Business Angels Malta – BAM says ‘’In Malta we sorely needed a business angel network that brings together investors, entrepreneurs and other relevant third parties together. I am proud to announce that we have launched BAM – Business Angels Malta – which will be the professional way for angel investors in Malta to network, get educated & increase deal flow from local & European sources.- last Monday 2nd December. I am proud to be acting as the first president of BAM together with Johan Zammit as its vice-president.’’
About Dr Angelo Dalli
Angelo Dalli is a serial entrepreneur with involvement in a number of companies in the Technology, Entertainment and Gaming industries. Since the late nineties he has distinguished himself for his ability to combine deep technical ability (he holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science) with commercial acumen. Through his innovative disposition, ability to build and lead teams, he has secured over 21 investments into his ideas from EU funds, Private Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists, propelling his companies into the international domain. Angelo is the President and co-founder of the Malta Business Angel Network, and his angel venture fund is a fully accredited member of EBAN, the European Business Angel Network. Angelo is also invested in the London based Seedrs, the leading European crowdfunding site with over 280 investments, and is regulated by the UK FCA. Angelo has been involved in number of successful exits including IPOs. He has been honoured in 2014 as Malta’s Top Entrepreneur and in 2019 with the Chairman’s Award for Long Term Contribution to Entrepreneurship. In his role in Research & Development, he has authored over 23 conference papers in Europe and the US focusing on the application of AI, Natural Language Processing and Search Engine technology to a number of industry verticals and domains. Angelo has also represented Malta in various international events and one of his first international achievements was to win a bronze medal at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in 1995. Angelo’s profile is a realization of the mantra he works by ‘To create scaleable, repeatable technology businesses that lead by innovation’.