Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland e.V. (BAND)
Phone: +49 201 89415–12 | Contact: Dr. Ute Günther · Dr. Roland Kirchhof · firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Angels Deutschland e. V. (BAND) is the federation of Business Angels and their networks. As the voice of the Business Angel market vis-à-vis politics and public relations, BAND represents Angel Investors and is committed to improving the conditions for Business Angel investments as well as spread the Business Angel idea. BAND is supported by Business Angel networks, active accredited Angel Investors of BAND, partners of the Angel Investment market as well as public and private members and sponsors. The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action is patron of BAND.
BAND supports the process of matching of capital seeking companies with Business Angels by preselecting and forwarding the company profiles (BAND One Pager) to the individual networks. As a service for Business Angels, young companies and Business Angels networks, BAND offers practical help (especially the successful standard contracts as partner of the German Standards Setting Institute (GESSI – www.standardsinstitute.de), organizes training units (BANDakademie) and promotes the exchange of experts (BANDexpertforum). BAND initiated an awareness campaign named “Women Angels Mission’25” (www.womenangelsmission25.de) for more female Business Angels to change the Business Angel ecosystem towards more diversity. To establish transparency of the Business Angels market, BAND is holding surveys for stakeholders of the Business Angels market (Business Angels Panel) and serves as the collection point for any research concerning the field of Business Angels. Furthermore, BAND organizes events like the “German Business Angels Day”, the biggest national convention of the informal venture capital market and the exclusive “Business Angels Community Summit”. BAND is eager to spread the idea of Business Angels and is committed to improving the conditions for Business Angels’ investments.