Archive: angel investors
What You Can Learn From the Investor Community
By Vin Narayanan on August 16, 2022
As you read this, I’m probably attending an LA Tech Week event. Tech weeks have become increasingly popular over the past few years. They’re like an industry conference on steroids. Tech weeks are designed to bring a community’s tech industry together to learn from each other and to connect venture capitalists, angel investors and tech startup founders with each other. This year’s LA Tech Week is turning into a…
Angel Insider: Who Needs Special Deal Terms, Anyway?
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…
Now Is the Best Time to Be a Startup Investor
By Vin Narayanan on April 13, 2022
Andy Gordon and I recommend a startup for our First Stage Investor members to invest in every two weeks (click here to sign up). When Andy and I first started working on startups together in 2018, we couldn’t do…
The Real Reason VCs Are Investing So Much In Startups
By Vin Narayanan on January 25, 2022
Last month, I flew out to Seattle for an event to meet up with angel investors, venture capitalists and some of the largest players in wealth management and private equity. The people in the room represented firms that had more than $10 trillion in assets under management combined.
Tech Companies Flee California (Finally)
By Adam Sharp on August 21, 2020
For the last 50 years, California has been the home to a huge portion of America’s tech companies. Specifically, an oversized chunk of tech companies are headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA). Here’s a list of just some of the major companies headquartered in…
Never a Better Time to Be an Angel
By Adam Sharp on March 24, 2020
The novel coronavirus is shutting down the global economy - and creating good opportunities for angel investors.
New AngelList Report Advises Diversification
By Adam Sharp on December 17, 2019
A new report by leading accredited investor site AngelList shows that investors are wise to spread their bets out widely across as many “credible deals” as possible.
Mailbag: Don’t Confuse Angel Investing and Equity Crowdfunding
By Early Investing on June 30, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses why altcoins haven’t been outperforming bitcoin lately and the difference between equity crowdfunding and angel investing.