Benefits of the IDP

Benefits to the Company

• Provides highly qualified and sector experienced individuals who are able to help steer and develop companies

• Can be a key enabler to realise the company/founder ambitions

• Provide a mentor and sounding board for the CEO

• Unlike with “Angel Investors” Candidates/investor selection is under the control of the company

• ID’s are frequently well connected in the funding community and can facilitate further fund raising

• Will typically have the experience to prepare the business for eventual exit

Benefits to Financial Investors

• Provides comfort that highly experienced/knowledgeable individuals are willing to invest – so supporting the due diligence process

• Adds to the investor’s knowledge of the industry sector

• Supplements scarce investable funds

• Strengthens corporate governance

• Strengthens management

• Can be used in a turnaround situation to protect investment



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