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Angel Investing

Your Company Doesn't Need Venture Capital as Much as You Think

Quora | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Quora

How can companies be revenue funded and survive without venture capital? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

Scaling Diversity In Venture Capital: A Nod To Continued Innovation In America's Capital Formation Legislation

Rodney Sampson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Rodney Sampson

Today, I only know of seven active early stage venture capital funds in America that have African American General Partners. There's Troy Carter and M...

Angel Investing in Indonesia - A Growing Trend

Michael Goldberg | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If you're an entrepreneur with a new business idea but no money, you might turn to your parents or friends and borrow cash to get your idea off the gr...

How Do You Know When Your Company is Ready for an Angel Investment?

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Why I Stopped Angel Investing (and You Should Never Start)

Tucker Max | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Tucker Max

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.

Money Strategy for Your Company: Women Fundraising Experts Talk Shop

Kelly Keenan Trumpbour | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

On Saturday March 5, I will moderate a panel at the Speak Up Women conference, held at the United Nations in New York. The discussion will center arou...

Spread Your Talent to the World - Invest In Women Entrepreneurs

Anne Ravanona | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Anne Ravanona

This post also appeared on Medium and LinkedIn Pulse. The hard truth is - It Is Harder for Women Entrepreneurs to get Funded. I founded Global...

Trailblazing Women: Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO, UK British Angels Association

Anne Ravanona | Posted 02.20.2016 | Business
Anne Ravanona

"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."

Angel Investor Jason McCabe Calacanis Explains Why Large Angel Funds Exist

Quora | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Startup Investing and Entreprenership in 2016: Top 3 Trends

Payam Zamani | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Payam Zamani

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.

Building LGBT Wealth and Community Through Affinity, Support and Investment

Heidi E. Lehmann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Heidi E. Lehmann

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.

Is Angel Investing Poised to Be Disrupted?

Ellevate | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Ellevate

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.

The One Funding Pitfall All Startup Founders Can Avoid

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

If you, as a founder, cannot take direction, especially direction from your potential investors, you shouldn't be founding a company.

Equity Crowdfunding Is Dead -- Long Live Equity Crowdfunding

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

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.

European Angels Investing in High Technology (Information and Communications, Mobile and Games)

David Drake | Posted 03.23.2015 | Money
David Drake

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.

3 Ways to Love Investing & Giving

Kelly Keenan Trumpbour | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

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.

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my f...

How Do Angels Invest: Five Important Lessons from the Angel Investors Education Day

David Drake | Posted 11.23.2014 | Money
David Drake

Angels are almost everywhere in the financing and business landscape in the country, and globally. They either invest as individuals or as a group in ...

Angel Investing: 'Back to School'

Ellevate | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Ellevate

As an angel investor, September puts me in a "back to school" frame of mind. In preparation for training sessions, I am constantly looking for new resources, books, etc. to continue to enhance or improve our training materials. here are some resources that I have found to be helpful.

ACA Summit 2014: Angel Impact on Entrepreneurial Success

David Drake | Posted 10.20.2014 | Money
David Drake

Angels are everywhere in the business landscape nowadays. They invest, individually or by groups, in startups and in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

On the Edge: A Tijuana Tech Tour

Carla Holtze | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Carla Holtze

My decision to travel to Tijuana with 19 other investors, leaders and entrepreneurs from Mexico and the United States on the #TJTechTour was met by my friends and family with bewilderment and concern. Tijuana may never be the epicenter of software and technology innovation that Silicon Valley is, nor does it purport to be.

5 Benefits of Raising Capital Online Through Equity Crowdfunding

Sang Lee | Posted 10.12.2014 | Small Business
Sang Lee

Equity crowdfunding has become something of a legend in the startup industry. It is being hailed (and criticized) for being a brand new conduit for st...

Cities and the Cult of the Entrepreneur

Ida Hempel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Ida Hempel

Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.

Show us the Money! Where's the Funding for Women Entrepreneurs?

Jenny Drezin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Jenny Drezin

How many ideas, then, that could be relevant -- even revolutionary -- to half the world's population are being stymied because women can't access the resources to grow and scale their startups?

How Women Angels Investors Are Taking Flight

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 04.27.2014 | Small Business
Melissa Jun Rowley

It was a late night in New York City when two of my friends and I sat in the corner of a loud, bustling restaurant in the West Village discussing how to get on top of the glass ceiling in our entrepreneurial community.