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The 3 Best Reasons to Become an Angel Investor

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / April 18, 2013

We’re in a startup culture right now. Any kid who can code has a potential five-year path to the land of billionaires, and it’s become dull and commonplace (but still impressive) to meet yet another entrepreneur at a social gathering. It used to be that artists and writers carried the most mystique; that’s not so anymore. But living in a culture that celebrates startups and entrepreneurs is not…

50 VC and Angel Investors Every Young Entrepreneur Should Know

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / January 23, 2013

What’s the next big thing? There’s a good chance someone on this list is either starting it or funding it. The investors below have been a there as founders or investors for many of the companies that have shaped the internet  like Amazon, eBay, AOL, Paypal, Facebook, Twitter, Google and many more. These investors have had incredible success and are major players in the tech industry. Even if…

An Insider’s Guide: Negotiating with a Business Angel Investor

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / February 15, 2012

The Internet is saturated with articles on ‘how to pitch your idea’; ‘how to draft and implement your pitch to perfection’ ad nauseam, but there are simply not enough articles and resources out there on how a relatively inexperienced entrepreneur should deal with hard hitting investors when meeting them to raise external investment for their business. As an established entrepreneur and angel investor network that has featured thousands…

Nail the Investor Pitch: Image, Presentation and Content

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / January 26, 2012

You have to be very clear about what type of business you are. One flaw that a lot of potential entrepreneurs display is that of lacking investor empathy – they do not understand what a business investor is looking for. Often, Business Angels will have specialization and experience within one or two industries, as it is rare to find a jack of all trades – why invest in something…

Angel Funding Vs. Venture Capital – The Real Story

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / January 16, 2012

Contrary to what you are seeing in the press there is simply too much money in the World at the moment; too much capital seeking too few investment opportunities. Remember the 1930s depression created more Millionaires than in any other era (ever), and now will be no different. A large amount of High net worth individuals in the Western World are seeking to diversify their portfolios away from…

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