May 23, 2013
Jonathan Greechan, a partner at The Founder Institute, was interviewed by Business Insider. “What we have found is that if an early-stage founder can check off the ten items below, they have a solid foundation by which to start a company,” said Greechan. My take, this is as good a list as any. In my […]
December 7, 2011
Entrepreneurs are passionate about their business. Sometimes overly so. Read this terrific article on how to avoid several common mistakes that will ruin an otherwise successful pitch meeting. From FastCompany, by FC Expert Blogger Josh Linkner, 12/6/11
October 4, 2010
This is the story of ARC Angels, a new Angel network based in New York. They are not only looking for investment opportunities, they are still looking to grow the ranks of their own membership from 33 to 99 angels.
August 17, 2010
Silicon Valley venture capitalists often invest in the youngest start-ups. But now some venture-capital firms are partly outsourcing that investing to others.
July 3, 2010
On the heels of a considerable contraction in investment dollars in 2008, the 2009 angel investor market exhibited a modest decrease in investment dollars but little change in the number of investments
June 8, 2010
“Overall, the results suggest that the bundle of inputs that angel investors provide have a large and significant impact on the success and survival of start-up ventures,” the study says. The study examined the performance of 130 firms that received interest from Tech Coast Angels and CommonAngels between 2001 and 2006. The samples include companies that ultimately won funding or were turned down.
June 4, 2010
A recent survey from the Angel Capital Association and Silicon Valley Bank points to an increased appetite for new investments among angel networks in 2010.
April 22, 2010
Is an “Angel” the right solution for your business? Most small businesses could use more capital, but knowing you need capital and how you would use it is only the first step. Before you can determine what type of investment makes the most sense for you and your business, you will need to do your homework.