If you have already founded a start-up or are in the process of setting up your own business, you might have an idea about the different ways of funding your initial setup or might have already done your research to see where most companies have found their financial support. Usually, companies seek to obtain funding from large, financially strong stakeholders such as ‘angel investors,’ who are willing to inject money into newly founded companies in the hopes of a profitable return. Angel investors could be a good opportunity for any start-up to seek funding from. But what exactly does an angel investor do?

Angel Investors:

An angel investor is a high-net-worth individual who provides financial support for start-ups. This financial contribution is offered in exchange for equity ownership in the company. When people start their own business, the aspiring entrepreneur may initially seek out investments and financial assistance from family and friends or…

qLegal students Tomisin and Zara explore the potential future of cryptocurrencies given their recent regulatory attention.

Cryptocurrencies: What are they?

Cryptocurrencies refer to digital or virtual currencies secured by cryptography. They are created using blockchain, which is a form of decentralised ledger technology. A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions, which is duplicated and distributed to the network of computer systems on the blockchain. …

This month at qLegal, two of our Student Advisors met with Sheryl Malloy, the Queen Mary Enterprise Zone Community Manager. The Queen Mary Enterprise Zone (QME) is an innovation hub offering flexible and modern workspace for Digital Health, MedTech and AI start-ups in East London. …

Irschenberger, Contractbook’s Director of Business Development, and colleagues seek to do just that — by combining innovative technology with innovative legal design to lead the rapidly developing field of ‘legal tech.’

We recently sat down with Irschenberger to discuss Contractbook, and to learn how his own singular background enables him to see the innovative potential of Contractbook in the landscapes of both law and business.

Mary and Deus: Hi Alex, thanks for meeting with us.

Alex: Hello! …

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