News and Articles About Angel Investors
Not all investors are created equal. Here are some tips on finding the best investor for your startup and its needs.
Eighty-five investors can now say they own part of The Hard Rock Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, Calif.
Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, dont want to see access to capital limited.
In fact, it may indicate the opposite.
If those you've approached for money say no, try to figure out why. Maybe it will lead to some good news.
Given their different views of the world, it's a miracle that they ever get together.
Tech startups have a hypnotic hold on investors, except for those who pay attention to the numbers.
There are five stages of new ventures. Each one will determine who you should seek funding from.
Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says.
The app that revolves around a one-syllable word starts off as a joke, brings in $1 million dollars in funding and then gets hacked. Only in Silicon Valley.
The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared.
Your absolute faith in your idea is not shared by investors but, if you see things as they do, you can persuade them.
Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.
Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round.
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.
Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Carl Ichan, George Soros and a handful of other billionaires give their best advice for startups.
Presentations are changing, becoming more visual, but the pictures can't do all the talking. Real money allocation also speaks strongly to investors.
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 daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
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.
Entrepreneurs only have a short window of time to impress investors with the hopes of snagging funds. Here are a few pointers on how to get their attention and hopefully their money.
While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key.