Christine Kaine has been matching angel investors to entrepreneurial businesses since 1992. She established the second matching service in Australia after reading a newspaper article about business angels investing time and money to assist growing businesses achieve their potential. Christine believes her success is due to her focus on matching people’s values and skills ahead of the money, and that her experience in recruitment has been of great benefit in helping her achieve this. She is described as a profiler. Her understanding of behaviour and what makes relationships work helps her encourage people to tap into their own core values rather than fit into someone else’s expectations.
Business Angels has matched thousands of investors and businesses. It has helped to form a great variety of partnerships, with some angels investing time and money, and others providing mentoring and networking.