News and Articles About Angel Investing
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
In fact, it may indicate the opposite.
The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared.
While entrepreneurs may strive to raise a lot of money or seek a high valuation, these aspirations can end up hurting you down the road.
Cleveland Whiskey built its credibility before approaching angel investors for money and mentorship.
If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
Pitching to investors can be a full-time job, but if you prepare yourself for meetings, it can save you precious time.
Investors have shown the most interest in dumping their dollars into real-estate deals since the SEC's historic lifting of the general solicitation ban.
At the first-ever Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, AOL co-founder Steve Case surprised each of the presenting entrepreneurs with a spur-of-the-moment $100,000 commitment.
Venture capital and angel investors are sinking money into startups that are innovating the way that buildings are bought.
It's been nearly six months since private companies were given legal permission to publicly advertise their fundraising efforts. Here's a look at how it has paid off so far.
The San Francisco-based fundraising platform secured a hefty pile of cash which it will use to grow globally and make its platform more mobile-friendly.
BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
More than a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, the Commission released rules for regulating equity crowdfunding. Here's what you need to know.
Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
U.S. regulators are tied up in knots trying to figure out how to write laws for equity crowdfunding to prevent fraud. Perhaps they should take a page from the Dutch.
With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Historic Change in General Solicitation Law That Goes Into Effect September 23
The 80-year-old ban on private companies advertising their fundraising efforts lifts on Monday, and the industry is largely cautious, waiting for the SEC to hand down more details on how the change will be regulated.
Lightbank VC investor Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what young entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when meeting investors.
The National Venture Capital Association released its first brand influence study on the venture capital industry today.
Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
Here's a look at how the SEC's vote to remove the ban on general solicitation will impact access to capital in the startup community.