Angel Investing
How to Angel Invest: The Process

After you’ve determined whether you’re accredited, discussed angel investing with your investment advisor, created systematic deal flow, and put your expectations in check, it’s finally time to begin the process. Here is an outline of what that looks like. Once […]

Angel Investing
How to Angel Invest: How Much to Invest

Disclaimer: This blog post should not be viewed as investment advice. Investors should speak to their investment advisor before making any investments. The ideas in this post are a summary of ideas presented by David Rose in his book, Angel Investing. […]

Angel Investing
How to Angel Invest: Understanding Risk

Before you begin throwing money at startups, it’s important to understand the risk involved with investing. Venture capitalist, Sammy Abdullah, believes “angel investing is the absolute hardest thing to do in investing.” Angel investing can be fun and exciting, but […]

Angel Investing
How to Angel Invest: Where to Find Deals

After confirming your accredited investor status, the next step is to find promising companies. Serendipity is definitely a factor; however, you can approach finding deals in a systematic way. Identify Local Angel Networks Local angel networks are the safest and […]

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How to Angel Invest: What is an Accredited Investor?

Who can play the game Angel Investors are individuals who provide seed or startup financing to entrepreneurs. If you give your little brother a few hundred dollars to start a business, technically, you’re an angel investor. However, the more intricate […]

Angel Investing
How to Angel Invest

You’ve noticed it everywhere. Whether you see Mr. Wonderful grilling someone on Shark Tank, hear about Kevin Durant building a tech empire and basketball dynasty in California, or read about George Clooney selling a Tequila brand for $1 billion, everyone […]

Funding & Capital Raising
Finding Angel Investors In Texas

One of the most common questions I get from my startup clients is, “Can you help me find investors?” The answer is always a very lawyerly, “Well, yes and no.” I generally hate it when people say that, but it’s […]

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The Shifting Landscape Of Angel Investing

Angels are getting smarter, and this is a good thing for entrepreneurs. Over the past several years, I have seen a marked shift in angel investing. Three to four years ago, I saw large pools of unaffiliated angels making direct […]

Angel Investing
Are You Ready To Talk To Angel Investors?

I get a lot of requests from prospective clients who either a) want to know where they can go to look for money, or b) ask me to connect them to angel investors. My first response is always “how much […]