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11 Angel Investor Blogs You Should Be Reading

Up and Running

In the business world, angel investors are sometimes equated with actual angels, sent to help us fund what could not otherwise be funded.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

The challenge is to find the right Angel for you, and for your situation. Angel investors are people too. Or does it? AngelList.

How to Raise Startup Funding from Unlikely Angel Investors

Up and Running

live in a small town surrounded by farms and I made my first angel investment at 29 because my dad said it was a good idea. I’m not your average angel.

7 Things You Should Know About Angel Investors

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Angel investors have been muscling in on traditional venture firms. Don''t be fooled by the word ''angel.'' ventures in 2011.

3 Ways Angel Investors Can Help You (A Lot)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s why I recommend angels, instead. My seed round is a convertible note raised entirely through angels.

Where To Find Angel Investors

Growthink Blog

These other entrepreneurs can provide funding to you as "angel investors." They can introduce you to other angel investors they know.

Rally Software Acquired By CA Technologies for $480 Million

Feld Thoughts

Congrats to my friends at Rally Software on the announcement that they’ve signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by CA Technologies for $480 million. Ryan had a vision for an integration web-based system to layer on top of all of this to help support and manage the software development process.

What Angel Investors Look For: Facts Vs. Truths

Growthink Blog

The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire just released its report on angel funding activity for the first half of 2011.

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Software Company

Up and Running

Since the term “cloud computing” was coined in 1996—at least as we have come to understand its meaning—the software as a service industry has exploded.

Do Angel Investors Care About University Degrees?

Gust

So how do angel investors fall on this question? My bias, as an angel investor: other things being equal, yes. And of course there will always be exceptions, but, in general: Unless proven otherwise, a lot of investors would agree with my bias in the second paragraph. Angel investors are all individuals.

Angel Investors vs. Angel Groups

Business Plan Blog

Angel Investors vs. Angel Groups. What is an angel investor? Angels typically invest in companies local to them.

11 Foolproof Ways to Convince People to Invest in Your Business

Up and Running

Some businesses are not a great fit for angel or venture capital funding. Instead, I prefer to seek out advice from investors that I admire.”.

17 Venture Capital Blogs You Should Be Reading

Up and Running

This is the home of Jason Cohen, software startup founder, bootstrapper, investor, and mentor. andrewchen.co. Above the Crowd. Haywire.

Recruiting Software Developers By Showing Up With Pizza

Feld Thoughts

Once again we are in a zone where hiring software developers is incredibly challenging. Last night I was at Angel Boot Camp in Boston. He said something like: “If you want to recruit great software developers, show up at the computer science lab with a bunch of pizza the night before a major project is due.”

How to Find the Top VCs for the Investment You Need

Up and Running

e.ventures:  e.ventures is a global venture capital firm that backs internet and software founders. Pacific Northwest. billion in 2014 and $1.4

Got "Founder Fit?" If You Want Venture Capital, You Need It

Up and Running

Were they down to him being a more open-minded investor? Avoid investors that take gender into account. Boris Wertz. If not, why?

My 13 Favorite Alternative Funding Options of 2013

Up and Running

Investors then use your profile to determine whether they want to fund your request for a loan. 8. If you’re interested in angel investment….

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How would you break down the process of raising an angel round of investment in 5-10 steps?

Gust

Understand what investors are looking for , what they usually invest in, and why. There are many good books on this subject, and you owe it to yourself to read at least one of them before you begin talking to angels. This is the case for two reasons: first, because the bare fact is that investors simply do not fund ideas.

How SaaS + Mobile has changed our world.

Scalable Startup

But more importantly, the labor of moving software around by humans and physical media and even the Internet has been taken down to almost zero.

HBS Alumni Angels Investor Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 16

David Teten

HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York  is holding its next investor evening for our members (angels and VCs) on January 16. Details on this investors-only evening:  RSVP  . HBS Alumni Angels Meetings New York

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The Other Amazon Deal this week. Drupal founder attracts over $100 Million in 3 months.

Scalable Startup

As a personal friend of the original investor, I’m very happy for this transaction – after 7 years of work, repositioning, and sticking to it their vision has paid off. Angel Investor Drupal founder PHP Revenue Growth SaaS Scalability startup startup CEO venture Cash Flow CEOing leadership scalability tom nora venture capital

3 Questions to Ask Yourself (If You’re Trying to Convince The World That You Have a Hot Startup)

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor CEO Succession early stage founder Hawaii Launch Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora Uncategorized angel investor Cash Flow CEO blog CoFounder first revenue leadership revenue growth scalability software startups The Next Level tom nora vc venture capitalWhat is the growth graph? tomnora.

10 Tips for Finding Venture Funding

Up and Running

And keep in mind, as you read that, that venture capital demands everything that angel investors do, and more. Are you still with me?

The Funding Gap

Gust

Angel Investors. $20 billion. Super Angels. Angel investments range from $100,000 to $1.5 ANNUAL US $$$. REFERENCE.

Getting Funded: Step 1, Getting VCs to notice

Passionate Intensity

Get on Angel List. Consider angels or seed investors. Do your homework on the investor. Meeting investors is a chore.

Angel Investors vs. Angel Groups

Business Plan Blog

Angel Investors vs. Angel Groups. What is an angel investor? Angels are often former or current entrepreneurs themselves, as well as business professionals and corporate leaders. Angels typically invest in companies local to them. What is an angel group? Want To Learn More? Startup Funding

Michael A. Wolf – Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Mike Wolf is a mentor of mine, and a role model for many technology entrepreneurs and investors in the Phoenix, Arizona, area. Be persistent.

Recent Interview for Workbridge

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Launch Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora venture business CEOing first revenue google leadership revenue growth scalability software Software Development startups The Next Level tom nora twitter vc venture capital

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What is Drupal? or, My retraining in Software Development

Scalable Startup

The So Cal engineering gap?   I’ve been able to study the Southern Cal software dev scene as an insider for over 2 years now. But, there is a serious gap in the discipline, number of developers and community around real software development here. Drupal has a worldwide engine of real software discipline. What is Drupal?

What does it feel like to be the CEO of a start-up? 3 FULL TIME JOBS.

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Hawaii Launch Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora venture acquisition angel investor business CEO CEO blog CEOing CoFounder first revenue google leadership scalability software Software Development succession venture capital

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Dharmesh Shah, CTO of HubSpot at Business of Software 2011. Building Big Ass Software Businesses.

Business of Software Blog

Dharmesh Shah -  Building Big Ass Software Businesses: Insights and musings on the Business of Software. Dharmesh Shah is the founder and CTO of HubSpot , a venture-backed software company offering a hosted software service for inbound marketing. ” At what point you need humans to sell software? He has a B.S.

The Future of Startups 2013-2017

Scalable Startup

Marc Andreessen: So the computer industry started in 1950 and basically ran for 50 years with the same model, which was a model where all of the new computers, all the new technology, all the new software started out being sold for the highest prices to the biggest organizations. Nothing is going to stop Software-as-a-Service. tomnora.

Startup Dream Teams & Fundability

Gust

Every investor is looking for the “dream team” of executives to put his money on. Often I find that experienced investors flip to the management page of a business plan, even before they read the product description.  What are investors looking for in the CEO and the rest of the top executives? Been there, done that, and won.

Cloning Startups: Blackmail, Duplication, 11 Pinterest clones, Overnight Cloning.

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Business Development early stage founder Launch Revenue Growth Scalability startup startup CEO Tom Nora venture angel investor business Cash Flow CEO CEO blog CEO Succession CoFounder design facebook first revenue google iOS leadership scalability software tom noraAnd we’re not in a bubble?

Private Startup Stock Trading

Scalable Startup

Software is ahead of Social Media – a sign of things to come. link].

The Alien Entrepreneur: To Build Great Software Hire Great.

Alien Entrepreneur

To Build Great Software Hire Great Programmers. In fact give them a Hardware (and Software) budget and let them buy whatever they want.

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What If You’re Not CEO Material? [Excellent article by David Cohen @davidcohen of TechStars]

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Business Development CEO Succession early stage founder Launch Scalability startup CEO Uncategorized CEO CEO blog CEOing CoFounder Software Development startups succession The Next Level[link].

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

The challenge is to find the right Angel for you, and for your situation. Angel investors are people too. Or does it? AngelList.

Silicon Valley Uber Alles? I think so… Some of their Secret Weapons.

Scalable Startup

This foundation still drives the area and the world, even thought it gets less attention now than the software side. 2. Why not? tomnora.

Southern California #Angels and Their Investments

Scalable Startup

Southern California Angels on Twitter and Facebook. Are you a southern California angel (or do you know one) who’d like to be on our list? Click here to add an angel. Jason Calacanis (Los Angeles). Matt Coffin (Los Angeles). Paige Craig (Los Angeles). Clark Landry (Los Angeles). link]. link].