Archive: Angel Insider
By Early Investing on July 26, 2022
Vin Narayanan recently attended a conference with some smart and passionate angel investors. When he pitched a startup for them to invest in, he expected some questions. But he didn’t expect the first one to be, “What special deal terms can you give us?” When Vin responded that he couldn’t provide any, the investors said they wouldn’t invest. “We only invest if we get special deal terms,” they said. Vin was flabbergasted.
By Early Investing on July 12, 2022
The housing market is a mess. Data from the National Association of Realtors shows that between May 2021 and May 2022, existing home prices soared nearly 15%. Since March 2020, they’re up 37%. Rent prices are skyrocketing too. RedFin reported that median asking rent rose 15%…
By Early Investing on June 28, 2022
Startup investing is not for the faint of heart. It requires research, financial analysis and an understanding of how businesses operate. Each and every investor must decide for themselves what their risk tolerance is, how much they can afford to lose and what investment approach works best for…
By Early Investing on June 14, 2022
Medical technology — or medtech — is an incredibly innovative sector. From wearables to robotic surgeries to non-invasive health monitoring solutions, there are tons of ways that medtech is advancing and disrupting itself. Early Investing co-founder Andy Gordon should know. He’s recommended many different medtech startups…
By Early Investing on May 17, 2022
Today we have a fund investment opportunity that we’re very excited about. It comes from KingsCrowd, the parent company of Early Investing. The KingsCrowd Capital Fund I is a basket of 100 early-stage startups. And…
By Early Investing on April 12, 2022
SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies) soared in popularity last year. In 2021, the market saw a record 613 SPAC ICOs. The popularity of these “blank check companies” is unsurprising. Going public via IPO is a complicated and expensive process.