UK Business Angels Association Professional Services & Associate Membership

As well as our membership of Angel Networks and VC Funds, the UK Business Angels Association also has a growing membership of professional service providers; organisations other than Business Angel Groups who have evident interest in the business angel and SME investment market. Our Associate members include corporate financiers, academics, solicitors, accountants, advisors,  and other relevant professionals and intermediaries. UK Business Angels Association welcomes further organisations to join as professional service provider members.

The Benefits of being a UK Business Angels Association Associate Member include:

  • UK Business Angels Association's Member Directory: Increased Promotion and Deal Flow.
    As an Associate Member, you would be given the opportunity to promote your business by creating a profile of your company which would appear on the fully public and searchable online UK Business Angels Association Member Directory. With over 7,000 unique visitors per month, UK Business Angels Association is a major source of referrals for companies and investors seeking advice and representation.
     
  • Contribute to UK Business Angels Association’s Newsletter
    Members may publicise deals done, events and contribute guest articles to UK Business Angels Association’s respected and widely read industry newsletter, increasing industry recognition of your work. Any articles and upcoming events your organisation contributes will also be added to your directory listing, allowing site visitors to see at a glance your latest activity.
     
  • Privileged Access to UK Business Angels Association Events
    The UK Business Angels Association holds a number of high profile industry events each year, including the UK Business Angels Association Winter Workshop, UK Business Angels Association National Summit and Awards Dinner. These events offer access to latest developments from expert speakers from UK and international sources, as well as opportunities to share experience. Members benefit from significantly reduced rates to these events.
     
  • Committee Participation.
    The UK Business Angels Association’s structure allows members the opportunity to join one of UK Business Angels Association’s committees (by invitation only). Your organisation's participation can actively influence UK Business Angels Association’s development and strategy, and positively contribute to UK Business Angels Association’s lobby to government.
     
  • Opportunity to join UK Business Angels Association’s Board as a co-opted director.
    By invitation only.
     
  • Wider Representation.
    Through our high level connections with Government and Whitehall as well as other industry associations, the UK Business Angels Association represents our members’ views and interests to government on key issues relevant to the early stage market. The UK Business Angels Association is well positioned to ensure that the voice of early stage industry is heard and acted upon. Our discussions carry ever greater weight as our community continues to grow. UK Business Angels Association is also a member of Business Angels Europe (BAE) and World Business Angels Association (WBAA), representing the interests of the angel community worldwide.

Cost of Membership

The cost of membership for professional service providers is £500 +vat (£600) per year.

To become a UK Business Angels Association Professional Service Provider the organisation applying must:

  • Be actively supporting/advising investors in and/or SMEs in the UK;
  • Have evidence of good standing;
  • Complete the attached questionnaire; and
  • Pay the annual subscription, as advised, to UK Business Angels Association.

Next Steps

Download the application form below or contact info@ukbusinessangelsassociation.org.uk for more information.