We explain a saying about investing in startups: “A little bit of slope makes up for a lot of Y-intercept”. Discover a part of what investors look for.
VC & Angel Capital
Software companies seem to attract venture capital and angel investors. Here's why.
Recent data suggests angel-backed companies have nearly doubled in the U.S. over a decade.
Investors differ on the the definition of risk and valuation when determining what startups to back.
Is your business growing via angel investment? Do you want to continue to grow in that fashion? Be prepared to give your investors updates.
Before putting your money into a fledgling startup, think about how you're going to get your money back out of it.
These 5 tips should help your small business appear more attractive to potential angel investors.
At the turn of the 21st Century, investing in a young company had a better chance of paying returns sooner than today. The time it takes for companies to go public nowadays is one of the chief reasons why.
If most new small businesses fail, then why are angel investors still putting all their proverbial eggs in one basket? They should be diversifying their investments instead.
If investing in successful companies was easy, everybody would be doing it. In fact, investing in businesses successfully isn't just a complicated endeavor. Its one on which even the pros don't always agree on the right approach.
No matter how ideal the concept of angel investments sounds, it really all boils down to whether or not a startup will make an investor money.
The classic angel investment model might not be working so well anymore. Fortunately, there's a new more effective model for angel investing -- and Scott Shane has the details.