Angel Investors

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'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March
Finance

'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March

Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.
Brian Patrick Eha
Finance

The Do's and Don'ts of Meeting With Investors

Lightbank VC investor Paul Lee gives us the skinny on what young entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when meeting investors.
Paul Lee
Angel Investors' New Mantra: 'Go (South) West, Young Man' (Infographic)
Starting a Business

Angel Investors' New Mantra: 'Go (South) West, Young Man' (Infographic)

Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
Andrea Huspeni
Learn Before You Earn: How to Figure a Startup's Pre-Money Valuation
Starting a Business

Learn Before You Earn: How to Figure a Startup's Pre-Money Valuation

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.
Alan Lobock
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