angel investing

Business
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At a higher level, it's difficult to say "no" because, in truth, your job as a VC is to say "what if"--to look for the reasons
Tech
Answer by Mike Maples, Founding Partner at Floodgate, on Quora: A last twist of karma: When I came out to Silicon Valley
Business
The reality is that in SaaS it isn't that hard. There are generally a handful of common characteristics: First, it takes
Business
Why? Well, I can't resist. So, although these bills passed in the House of Representatives this evening thanks to the early
Business
I visited Forward Factory, a co-working space in Surabaya, and met Evilita Adriani, an energetic 20-year-old entrepreneur
Business
... A: We get referrals from our network which is now 22+ years old. All the investments we make come from someone within
Business
I did win at angel investing. Barely, and I did it with a ton of advantages you probably don't have. And even I'm getting out, because I know so much of my success was luck.
Business
The experienced entrepreneur knows how to discuss the financials of the business: The financing plan, valuation of the financing
Business
2) A major blocker is unconscious bias in the hearts and minds of investors. Intrinsically linked to that, is the fact that
Business
"Women are starting to come through in financial services, especially in more entrepreneurial areas like fintech, but there is also more to do to enable more women to get into leading positions on boards."
Business
A: ... because the number of amazing founders and startups have increased the amount of money needed to get a product to
Business
2015 was a big year for innovation and angel investing. More and more ideas are being turned to reality with the help of incubators, accelerator programs, and the heavy expansion of web-based collaborative platforms.
Queer Voices
Investing is about more than pure profits, spreadsheets and returns. It certainly encompasses that but it is about far more: creating impact, nurturing success, growing community.
Women
Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder and CEO of Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women, often gets asked why she started her company. She had grown a network of women social entrepreneurs in New York City in 2008 from a six-woman network to 1,200 within two years. And throughout, she kept hearing from them how hard it was to secure funding for their ventures.
Business
If you, as a founder, cannot take direction, especially direction from your potential investors, you shouldn't be founding a company.
Small Business
In life, whatever it is we are seeking will not arrive in the form we are expecting. Such is the case with raising equity in a post JOBS Act market -- something that fascinated but at the same time confused many business owners.
Money
Angel investments in Europe are increasing and into diverse sectors. In the latest survey made by European Business Angels Network (EBAN), a total of 7.5 billion Euros have been invested in the early stage market in 2013.
Small Business
It may be counterintuitive and unglamorous in the world of sexy startups and high-stakes buyouts, but it's also my truth: The spirit of giving over the holidays is what led me to the world of investing.
Business
The ideal assumption for VCs is that your venture will grow fast enough to take first place in the market but most favorable