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4 Things to Consider Before Investing in Other Entrepreneurs

Nearly anyone can become an angel investor. Decide if it's a fit for you.

Steph Wagner

· 3 min read

Thinking about Buying a Business? Find a 'Favorable' Industry.

Avoid industries, for example, being overtaken by new technologies. Think: CDs.

Doug and Polly White

· 5 min read

What People Don't Tell Entrepreneurs About Investors

They are basically all the same. Here is what I am doing about it.

Adina Grigore

· 4 min read

Angel Investors Pumped $24 Billion Into Startups. Here's How to Get Your Share.

As an active angel investor myself, here is my priority list of eight recommended preparation activities when you're looking for funding.

Martin Zwilling

· 4 min read

How Angel Investing Is Different Outside of Silicon Valley

While much of angel investing is the same everywhere, angels outside of Silicon Valley need to do a few things differently to be successful.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Deal or No Deal? Here Are 7 Ways Due Diligence Can Help Before a Final Commitment.

Due diligence might sound daunting, but it's really just an in-depth common-sense risk analysis before closing a business deal.

Martin Zwilling

· 5 min read

Everyone Pays to Raise Money

One way or another, entrepreneurs always pay to obtain capital.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Why Angels Are Moving Online

Online platforms are a superior choice for less entrepreneurially experienced, less-active investors who are deploying smaller amounts of money.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Why the Number of Accelerators Is Accelerating

Because they solve real problems that venture capitalists face in financing companies, accelerators are not simply a fad.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

To Encourage Crowdfunding, Change the Definition of an Investment Company

Equity crowdfunding is hampered by regulations designed to curb stock-market abuse.

Scott Shane

· 4 min read

Venture Capital Isn't Partying Like 2000

Despite some headlines, the nature of the current venture market is far different than the bubble years.

Scott Shane

· 3 min read

An Entrepreneur's Journey From Pro Football to Retail Contender

The focus and discipline required to succeed in professional sports helped this player envision a second career.

Adrian Wilson

· 5 min read