- An angel investor, private investor or high net worth (HNW) individual
- Can be a member of an existing syndicate, network or fund
- Must be self-certified as an HNW or sophisticated investor
A wide range of players make up the angel and early-stage ecosystem and UKBAA’s membership services are therefore tailored to suit these multiple constituents – including angel networks, syndicates, individual investors, early-stage VCs, equity crowdfunding platforms, accelerators, professional advisers and intermediaries.
Members can publish their news and events directly to UKBAA’s website and raise brand awareness by
featuring in our online members’ directory, which receives over 100k unique visits per year.
Access to key industry events
Members receive invitations to exclusive investor events where they can network with angel investors, access
quality investment opportunities and find out about the latest technologies and innovations.
Dedicated technical support
Whether it’s about due diligence, the intricacies of EIS or help with an event, our experienced team, supported by
a wide network of specialists, will provide members with guidance and support as and when they need it.
Industry insight and market intelligence
UKBAA provides market intelligence on key trends and new developments in the angel investment
landscape. We provide access to information and guidance for investors and entrepreneurs via our
website; and disseminate market updates via our regular e-newsletter and social media.
Access to quality investment opportunities
UKBAA members receive access to our DealShare platform, a members-only online marketplace
for the sharing and referral of deals. Members can publish part-funded deals on the platform
and invite other UKBAA member investors to join and close the deal.
Discounted networking opportunities
We partner with, support and host a wide range of industry-leading events across the UK. UKBAA members
receive priority access to free ticket allocations, VIP upgrades and member-only discounts. Our events
offer an exclusive forum to connect with all leading players in the investment community.
Members may use and display UKBAA’s logo and thus align with industry best practice and the UKBAA code
of conduct, reinforcing their role and experience as a key player in the angel and early-stage market.
Training and professional development
UKBAA offers access to skills and training for new angels to enable them to become competent and effective
investors. This includes a new nationally accredited angel investing qualification and e-learning programme.