By Brian O'Connor, Daily Mail, London Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Jan. 22--Funding new companies is hazardous; there are more casualties than successes. But Andrew Newland believes he has found an Angle. Newland graduated in engineering science from Cambridge before training as an accountant with KPMG, which sent him to Boston to work on hi-tech companies.
There he saw that a consultancy role on early-stage technology companies was an ideal vantage point to spot opportunities. At first he hoped KPMG itself might take them through to commerciality. But that would have clashed with its auditing role and he set up on his own.
He founded …