Find an Angel Investor, Without Going Through Hell

Startup Professionals Musings

This is perhaps the most reliable source of information on angel investor groups across the world, and the software is used by most of the other angel organizations mentioned below for deal flow. As a member of one of these local organizations, I use Angelsoft on the investor side to review business plans, deal flow, and help orchestrate presenters at monthly meetings of the local organization.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

This software platform is used by most local Angel organizations for managing deal flow. ACA membership includes more than 200 angel groups and 20 affiliate organizations across North America. If your startup is looking for an Angel investor, it makes sense to present your plan to flocks of Angels, and assume that at least one will swoop down and scoop you up. Or does it? Actually numbers and locations are just the beginning.

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Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

This software platform is used by most local Angel organizations for managing deal flow. ACA membership includes more than 160 angel groups and 20 affiliate organizations across North America. If your startup is looking for an Angel investor, it makes sense to present your plan to flocks of Angels, and assume that at least one will swoop down and scoop you up. Or does it? Actually numbers and locations are just the beginning.

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Well, we have a well-developed affiliate program , and I encouraged him to join. The 1M/1M affiliate program will create additional revenues for some, and for some, this could be their first decent revenue option. At 1M/1M, we value quality partnerships, so we offer generous affiliate commission structures (10% of a $1,000 annual 1M/1M Premium Membership fee) with an extended cookie duration (12 months).

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If our readers choose to learn more or purchase from links to our partners, sometimes we earn affiliate commissions that support Bplans’ mission. His popularity is largely rooted in his personal success—he originally worked as a VC and was in charge of deal flow in Silicon Valley. Bplans and Palo Alto Software are strong supporters of entrepreneurs and small business owners.

How universities can keep alumni excited and connected

David Teten

Universities typically have many affiliated Special Interest Groups (SIGs), but almost no cooperation between them. This helps create diversified deal flow and closed investments. A new board member of the Alumni Association for one of the Ivies reached out and asked me for some ideas on how they could better engage their graduates. I took this as a challenge, and brainstormed a list of ideas on how universities can do more to engage their alumni community.

What are some ways you can keep track of startups you are evaluating/diligencing/investing in?

Gust

It is used by hundreds of thousands of companies in 195 countries to organize all of their investor relations material; it is used by over a thousand angel investor networks, venture capital funds and startup accelerators to manage their deal flow and collaboration; and it is used by over 50,000 individual accredited angel investors in 75 countries to collaborate with their investor peers and keep track of the startups they are evaluating/ diligencing/ investing in.

VCs eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

David Teten

But, most of use raise capital and source deals the same way people looked for dates 20 years ago: by networking at conferences (or bars). . In the private equity universe, most Partners have primary training as deal-makers, not as managers. She answered, ‘We see a lot of deals.’

What are some ways you can keep track of startups you are evaluating/diligencing/investing in?

Gust

It is used by hundreds of thousands of companies in 195 countries to organize all of their investor relations material; it is used by over a thousand angel investor networks, venture capital funds and startup accelerators to manage their deal flow and collaboration; and it is used by over 50,000 individual accredited angel investors in 75 countries to collaborate with their investor peers and keep track of the startups they are evaluating/ diligencing/ investing in.

What are the most valuable recommendations in order to raise money from VCs connected via Gust?

Gust

That means they spend a lot less time actively seeking out new deals than they do responding to inbound deal flow. VCs therefore use whatever heuristics they can in order to triage the deal flow. No matter what you may have heard or read in the blogosphere, there is simply no platform in the world where you can post a profile and expect money to start flowing.

Series Seed Financing Documents

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Specifically it would benefit from a clause nullifying these drag-along rights in case of a proposed sale to a preferred-affiliated entity. I've not studied them yet, but at first glance I can see some really slick technologies being transferred into a Newco with these basic terms, and funding a lot more deal flow. I assume there should be some document they can sign ahead of time that would flow neatly into the above documents once the corporation is formed?

Get Inside the Mind of an Angel Investor

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This is one reason I always suggest getting talented angels involved in deals – whether it’s exclusively an angel round or whether you combine them with VCs. He’ll usually go first because oftentimes he receives a deal flow through a friend who’s already committed. For funding, you’ll see a loose affiliation of early stage investors, something will start slow, and then gain momentum to eventually close the deal.