Angel Investors

News and Articles About Angel Investors

Where to Look for Investors to Fund Your Startup
Starting a Business

Where to Look for Investors to Fund Your Startup

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides young entrepreneurs tips on approaching investors.
Alan Lobock
The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)
Finance

The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)

See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter's Rising Competition: Crowdfunding Alternatives to Donation-Based Sites
Finance

Kickstarter's Rising Competition: Crowdfunding Alternatives to Donation-Based Sites

The JOBS Act may soon go into effect, but young entrepreneurs don't need to wait to look for investors in the crowd.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
Angel Investors Form Group to Fund Bitcoin Startups
Technology

Angel Investors Form Group to Fund Bitcoin Startups

After a tumultuous couple of months, the digital currency is turning investors' heads.
Benjamin Kabin
5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding
Starting a Business

5 Reasons a Young Entrepreneur Should Raise Outside Funding

Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Peter S. Cohan
Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'
Finance

Behind the Scenes: What It's Really Like to Pitch for a Spot on 'Shark Tank'

Meet the entrepreneurs who lined up to pitch to casting directors of the ABC reality TV show.
Brian Patrick Eha
NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea
Finance

NY Angels' Brian Cohen on How to Get 'Smart' Funding for Your Billion Dollar Idea

In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen talks about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
Brian Cohen
Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs

Big players in New York City's startup ecosystem, the investors behind Lerer Ventures provide insight into what they believe helps entrepreneurs reach their goals.
Andrea Huspeni
Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors
Starting a Business

Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors

Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Matthew Toren
What Angel Investors Want Now
Starting a Business

What Angel Investors Want Now

The second annual Halo Report released today shows where angels are excited to invest, both by sector and geographically, and how much they are commonly investing.
Catherine Clifford
JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding
Finance

JOBS Act Expected to Increase Diversity in Funding

Industry experts anticipate more women and minorities will become startup funders when non-professional investors are allowed to participate in crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
Angel Investment Clubs Offer a Ray of Hope -- and Capital
Starting a Business

Angel Investment Clubs Offer a Ray of Hope -- and Capital

From Silicon Valley to the Gulf Coast, angel investment clubs are looking to fund local startups that solve problems across a variety of industries.
Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)
Finance

Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)

When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape.
Diana Ransom
Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For
Finance

Barbara Corcoran on Two Things Investors Look For

The Shark Tank investor describes exactly what she looks for when entrepreneurs pitch to her.
Colleen DeBaise