This time of year is anticipated by all kinds of people including investors who keep an eye on the two annual Q4 angel investing patterns.
Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:
He is the Editor of the Small Business Research Center at Small Business Trends.
He is also a member of the Northcoast Angel Fund in the Cleveland area. You can reach him at Scott “dot” shane “at” Case “dot” edu.
Like the peanut butter and chocolate coming together, multigenerational entrepreneurs just go better together, each bringing strengths to the mix.Dec 5, 2016 133 Shares
As the number of technology companies receiving financing rises, observers have claimed there is evidence of a Series A financing crunch. I'm not so sure.Nov 28, 2016 131 Shares
Discover how the power law distributions for investments in startups has three important implications that investors need to be aware of.Nov 23, 2016 107 Shares
The reason why there are more self-employed are immigrants in the U.S. can be tied directly to the increased number of immigrants.Nov 21, 2016 159 Shares
Income inequality has increased in the US in part because entrepreneurship increases income inequality and the number of entrepreneurs is growing.Nov 14, 2016 191 Shares
Increasingly, a lot of founders are making "unforced fundraising errors" that they could have avoided. Avoid these 5 unforced errors when seeking funding.Nov 10, 2016 140 Shares
Business school researchers have made a fundamental error in their efforts to understand power law distributions and entrepreneurship research.Nov 7, 2016 167 Shares
Small businesses account for a smaller fraction of new technology creation than previously. What's behind this decline in patents granted to small entities?Oct 31, 2016 497 Shares
Getting a software product from concept to beta to the market is not nearly as costly as it once was and that has impacted investing in software businesses.Oct 24, 2016 180 Shares
Investors should have discipline on where their money goes. And having a written investment thesis will help keep the investor disciplined.Oct 20, 2016 340 Shares
Investors -- and not just men -- have shown gender bias in investment decisions involving female business owners and entrepreneurs who seek funding.Oct 17, 2016 262 Shares