Angel Investors

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An Insider's Take on Attracting Angel Investment

James Hunt, an angel investor and adjunct professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, shares his secrets on getting attention from financial backers.

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Tapping Home Equity for Your Business

Shark Tank judge and investor Barbara Corcoran on whether pulling equity out of home is still a viable way to fund a business. Taking big risks can be necessary to stay afloat, she says. In bad markets, she has exhausted her options to remain in business.

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on How She Evaluates Business Pitches

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says being able to 'take a hit' is vital for entrepreneurial success. The show's stars hear 30 or more pitches a day and listen for passion and persistence as they make investment decisions.

How Daisy Cakes Reeled in a 'Shark'

'Shark Tank' judge and investor Barbara Corcoran named a southern cake-making business as her best investment on the show. Here's how that baking entrepreneur's pitch stood out.

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Her Best Investment

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says it paid off to back an entrepreneur with passion and sales savvy. Her best investment so far has been Daisy Cakes (www.ilovedaisycakes.com). Here's why.

Perfect Pitch: The Essentials for Investor Meetings (Infographic)

Here's a look at some of the most crucial details you'll need to convince investors to fund your startup.

Doubts on Latest Plan to Lift Rural Small Businesses

President Obama announced a new plan to give hard-hit rural businesses a lift. But some wonder if it'll ever materialize.

How to Land Angel Funding

Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom talks with David S. Rose, founder of New York Angels, about the best way to secure financial backing from angel investors.

How to Find an Angel Investor

David S. Rose of New York Angels explains how entrepreneurs can meet angel investors. Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom reports.

Could a Band of Angels Help Your Business?

Angel investors are getting easier to find thanks to the rise of investment groups.

Study: Women Angel Investors Are More Cautious

Does gender affect how investment decisions are made?

Getting Started With Angel Investing

The large influx of cash can help launch your business, just make sure you can stay in the driver’s seat.

You Can Still Find an Angel Investor

There will always be angel investors, in good times and bad.

Raising Money From Informal Investors

The devil's in the details when taking money from--and structuring a deal with--friends, family and angel investors.
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