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Do angel investors invest in companies that have just an idea?

I have a great business idea for a company but we are not legally registered yet. Do angel investors help you out with the legal fees, and starting you up completely?
Tim Berry answered July 8, 2008
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/221505
Not likely; you'd have to have a team together and committed, plus a solid business plan. You'd also have to have a convincing argument that all it takes is investors' money for this idea to become a successful business and be able to defend the position that it will generate a return for the investor on the investor's money.

An idea is worth next to nothing without a team to implement. You can't legally own an idea. So you have to build the business on top of it to give it value.

Here's some recommended reading:

I Had That Idea Years Ago

Do You Have An Invention?

Your Idea Has No Value

The Real Truth About Selling Your Invention

Idea or Implementation

Ideas are Easy, Doing Stuff is Hard
Tim Berry is the chairman of Eugene, Ore.-Palo Alto Software, which produces business-planning software. He founded Bplans.com and wrote The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press. Berry is also a co-founder of HavePresence.com, a leader in a local angel-investment group and a judge of international business-plan competitions.