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Sophia Business Angels

Angel Group · 50 Members · Valbonne, France · France Angels
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About this Program

Sophia Business Angels are international experienced entrepreneurs & investors focusing on high-tech start-ups with promising international development.

Our Investment Focus

During the past 15 years, Sophia Business Angels have invested more than 15 million euros of their own money as well as 15 million euros of associated private investors’ funds through ISF holdings, i.e. a total of more than 30 million euros into about 100 innovative companies.

SBA is located in Sophia Antipolis, the 1st European technology park located in south of France between Cannes and Nice on the French Riviera, hosting 1400 companies, 32000 employees, 5000 students and researcher provide a fantastic network and access to numerous expert.

When you submit your project to SBA, several criteria will be looked at: the team’s potential and its knowledge of the market or markets, the business model efficiency, the international scalability, the presentation of a realistic over 3 year business plan, and a need for funds in line with the business angels’ capabilities (early stage funding is usually between 50 and 500K€). 

Preferred Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Services
  • Clean Technology
  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Consumer Services
  • Digital Marketing
  • Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial/Energy
  • Internet / Web Services
  • IT Services
  • Marine
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Mobile
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networking and Equipment
  • Robotics
  • Security
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

Preferred Financials

  • Capital Seeking
  • - €1,000,000
  • Valuation
  • -