News and Articles About Angel Investors
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.
The term pitching has been ingrained in our head as a means to get funding. Yet, an entrepreneur's spiel could lead to an investor yawning instead of opening up their wallet.
If you're going to try to fund your startup via crowdfunding, here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
BitAngels has already put $7 million into early-stage Bitcoin startups since May 2013 -- and there's $50 million more where that came from.
The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
Good companies are always desirable, but the level of demand right now is unprecedented.
You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
With an onslaught of startups looking to raise funds, entrepreneurs need to have their game face on to get the attention of a VC. Here are three tips to help you with your approach.
These 'super angels' were active investors this year, funding a diverse cast of promising startups.
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VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
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.
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Venture capitalist Sharon Wienbar gives us the skinny on what kind of questions VCs ask and why they ask them.
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.
Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.
Lightbank VC investor Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what young entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when meeting investors.
Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock gives us the skinny on determining pre-money valuation and the major role it plays when raising funds.
Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides young entrepreneurs tips on approaching investors.
See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money.
The JOBS Act may soon go into effect, but young entrepreneurs don't need to wait to look for investors in the crowd.
After a tumultuous couple of months, the digital currency is turning investors' heads.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.