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Deal Flow Management for Angel Investor Groups

For years, Gust has been helping angel investor groups and venture capital funds collaborate with promising startups. Over the last 12 months 1800+ startups have …

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The 4 Key Documents You Will Need for Early-Stage

(8 days ago) It also helps investors feel more comfortable investing in a new company, knowing that they have a say and that their rights are being protected. Stock Purchase Agreement A Stock Purchase Agreement or SPA is an agreement that dictates the terms …

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Accredited Venture Fund

(4 days ago) Investing for Profit: Unlike many angel groups, we focus on returns for our investors. Every deal we consider has homerun potential to allow power law dynamics to create favorable returns. And in every startup, we believe a moat is critical, especially network effects where applicable.

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Why Investors Prefer C-Corporations Gust Launch

(7 days ago) In our recent webinar When, Why, & How to Incorporate Your High-Growth Startup, Dan DeWolf of Mintz Levin and I discussed a number of topics related to incorporation, many of which we’ve touched on previously on this blog or in my book, The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business.

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Angel Investors Spotlight: Investing Process & Founder Advice

(3 days ago) No, but there are several sets of courses on angel investing that can provide a good base from which to start. The most comprehensive and best known is the Power of Angel Investing seminar series developed by the Angel Resource Institute (formerly known as the Angel Capital Education Foundation, and prior to that part of the Angel Capital

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Valuations 101: Scorecard Valuation Methodology

(9 days ago) Bill Payne has been actively involved in angel investing since 1980. He has funded over 50 companies and mentored over 100. He is a founding member of four angel organizations: Aztec Venture Network, Tech Coast Angels, Vegas Valley Angels, and Frontier Angel Fund.

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Follow-on Funding: A Dilemma for Angel Investors

(Just Now) Investing in later rounds only reduces the total return from any single portfolio company. Lastly, some angels choose to invest in more companies rather than multiple rounds in the same company. With a fixed amount of capital reserved for the angel asset class, these investors look for improved returns through a diversified portfolio.

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Saas Funding Platform & Angel Investor Network

(2 days ago) Gust is the global SaaS platform for founding, operating, and investing in scalable, high-growth companies. Gust's online tools help entrepreneurs start, run, and fundraise for companies and provide deal flow and relationship management for investors.

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How do venture capital firms make money by investing in

(7 days ago) …by investing early in a startup company’s life, when success is not at all assured. In exchange for investing capital to help the company grow, the fund receives an ownership interest in the company. Because in the early days a company will not be worth very much, the fund’s ownership interest will be worth exactly what it paid.

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What is the difference between a vertical and a horizontal

(8 days ago) David has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, & a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. He is a serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO who chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups.

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Accredited Angel Group

(1 days ago) Fashion Capital Partners is an investment company based in Paris aimed at investing in early-stage Fashion & Luxury tech start-ups and innovative high-end designers throughout Europe and in the US. Fashion Capital Partners will focus on 3 types of investments: Pre-seed with incubation, Seed and Growth co-funding Series A rounds.

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Gust New York City, NY, USA Startup

(4 days ago) Gust is the platform for incorporating and operating high growth companies, enabling the early-stage investing ecosystem. Gust’s tools support all aspects of corporate legal and equity formation and operation for entrepreneurs.

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Accredited Venture Fund

(7 days ago) We are innovation-driven venture capital firm investing in and growing early stage technology companies run by the best entrepreneurial minds in the world. Our Investment Focus GAIN (Greater Atlanta Investor Network) is an investment platform run by 11-11 Ventures whereby GAIN members who are accredited investors are educated about and

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Paul Graham Predicting New Opportunities in Angel

(6 days ago) In his essay published last month, Startup Investing Trends, Paul Graham (that’s this Paul Graham, Y Combinator co-founder) says “one of the biggest unexploited opportunities in startup investing right now is angel-sized investments made quickly.” Here’s the full quote: I think one of the biggest unexploited opportunities in startup investing right now is angel-sized investments made

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Investing For Beginners Archives The Gust Blog

(3 days ago) Investing For Beginners, Startup Investing. How long does it take for investors to approve the idea and to grant the necessary investment? Posted by David S. Rose on September 11th, 2014. The question is based on a misunderstanding of how venture capital investment works.

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Inves Bangalore, Karnataka, India Startup

(2 days ago) Looking at the environment in the country, (pro financial services reforms, pro investing) it is the right time for a product that makes investing in markets easier. We face this problem ourselves, and observed a lot of people around us go through the same.

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Accredited Venture Fund

(6 days ago) We are committed to growing Nebraska’s economy by assisting entrepreneurs and investing capital in those companies that have growth potential. Our Investment Focus Invest Nebraska Corporation is industry agnostic and invests at various stages of a company’s life. Therefore, it can be hard to peg hard-line rules about what a company must

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How Much Equity Should You Offer Your Startup's Team

(7 days ago) Deciding how much equity to offer your startup’s team members is confusing and easy to get wrong. Because each startup is different, and each person joins in a different situation, there are no one-size-fits-all rules. To make good decisions, you’ll need to understand the considerations.

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Accredited Angel Group

(2 days ago) Angel investors rarely consider investing in concept stage companies. The start up requires $100,000 to $1,000,000 in outside capital to fuel the current growth, and that will allow the company to achieve at least 12-24 months of sustained operations.

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Investment Strategy for Angels

(3 days ago) Bill Payne has been actively involved in angel investing since 1980. He has funded over 50 companies and mentored over 100. He is a founding member of four angel organizations: Aztec Venture Network, Tech Coast Angels, Vegas Valley Angels, and Frontier Angel Fund.

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Accredited Angel Group

(8 days ago) To date, the members of the group has participated in a number of ventures - investing in early-stage high-growth SME businesses - across a variety of sectors, to include: fintech, biotech, media and entertainment, fashion and retail, industrial, transportation, mining, and renewables.

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What are the biggest global events for Venture Capitalists

(7 days ago) David has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, & a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. He is a serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO who chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups. David is also CEO of Gust.

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Boundless Impact Investing New York, NY, US Startup

(3 days ago) Boundless will become the premier educational and informational resource for investors in impact investing. Its mission is to enable philanthropists, high-net worth individuals and family offices to become more effective impact investors by delivering high-quality, objective, actionable information to enable them to maximize the social and financial value of their investments.

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Accredited Angel Group

(9 days ago) We are an angel group based in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose members have deep ties to the Silicon Valley investing community. Our Investment Focus We are looking for pre-seed and seed stage startups with the potential to make a significant impact in their industry, or even create new industries.

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Accredited Angel Group

(6 days ago) Black Founders Startup Ventures The Black Founders mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology. The goal of our organization is to create an ecosystem that stimulates entrepreneurship and fosters economic growth in the community.

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Accredited Venture Fund

(Just Now) CVG event topics span the most active areas of venture capital investing: Healthcare IT, Software, Digital Media, Mobile, Clean Tech, Healthcare, Consumer Products, Medical Devices. Interested in applying to showcase or present your company to our community? Are you a start-up yearning to grow?

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What is it like to lose all of your investors' money

(4 days ago) David has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, & a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. He is a serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO who chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups.

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Accredited Angel Group

(1 days ago) 99 Tartans is an Angel Syndicate investing in the best Carnegie Mellon Alumni affiliated startups. Our Investment Focus ~~// Welcome to 99 Tartans //~~ CMU Alumni investing in CMU Founders . Please visit our website for more details and to apply for membership.

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Accredited Angel Group

(Just Now) VAAN is not interested EVER in investing to pay back the founders or to pay back debt already owed. It doesn't mean that companies won't have prior debts, just that VAAN will not be investing to provide payment back to entrepreneurs, founders or board members for loans or accrued earnings of any kind.

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FIRST Brazil Impact Investing Fund São Paulo, Brazil Startup

(1 days ago) Maria has over 20 years of senior-level experience in business strategy and implementation, management consulting and investment. Prior to FIRST, Maria was the Chief Strategy Officer at Avina Foundation where she spearheaded the Inclusive Markets practice throughout Latin America focusing on impact investing and was the Founder and CEO of WTT, Inc., a for-profit …

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Convertible Debt : Worst Form Of Financing — Except For

(4 days ago) Unless the startup has been hoarding cash or investing it in hard assets in some unusual way, calling the notes won’t yield any proceeds to the investor. Convertible notes accrue interest from the date(s) they are issued. This adds cost and administrative complexity, especially with multiple closings on …

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Bill Payne, Author at The Gust Blog

(Just Now) Bill Payne has been actively involved in angel investing since 1980. He has funded over 50 companies and mentored over 100. He is a founding member of four angel organizations: Aztec Venture Network, Tech Coast Angels, Vegas Valley Angels, and Frontier Angel Fund.

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The reality of returns on angel investment

(5 days ago) Angel investing (like venture capital) follows the classic J-curve. Because unsuccessful companies tend to fail early, and big exits from the successful ones tend to take a long time to develop, when you graph it on a timeline, the overall value of an angel portfolio makes a shape like the letter “J.” The value immediately begins dropping

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Pitching is never free.

(5 days ago) If you are new to the startup space and Angel investing, you probably don’t realize that some groups of Angel investors charge entrepreneurs a fee to pitch to their groups. This practice has caused a rousing debate among key players, with some calling it a scam, and …

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Startup Glossary Gust Launch

(Just Now) The global SaaS platform for founding, operating, and investing in scalable, high growth companies. Gust's online tools support corporate legal and financial formation and operation for entrepreneurs, as well as deal flow and relationship management for investors, from startup through exit.

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Accredited Angel Group

(6 days ago) The HBS Club of Washington, DC has a group of DC Metro area Harvard alumni committed to promoting entrepreneurship in the local start-up community by investing in early-to-growth stage businesses. We facilitate investment opportunities for our members in companies founded by Harvard and non-Harvard alums from across all industry sectors.

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Present Deals for Investment #13

(9 days ago) Investing in the Community About this Program InvestinKin is a tight-knit alternative investments club based in Westchester County, NY for people serious about investing and getting investments. Our focus is to provide investors with deals that are vetted across all industries.

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Valuations 101: The Venture Capital Method

(2 days ago) Bill Payne has been actively involved in angel investing since 1980. He has funded over 50 companies and mentored over 100. He is a founding member of four angel organizations: Aztec Venture Network, Tech Coast Angels, Vegas Valley Angels, and Frontier Angel Fund.

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What does it feel like to invest in a failed startup as an

(6 days ago) If you take angel investing seriously, you should aim to develop a portfolio of at least 30-40 investments over 5-10 years of active investing. If you invest in 40 startups, 20 of …

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Accredited Angel Group

(9 days ago) The Harvard Angel group consists of Bay Area Harvard Alumni interested and engaged in the start-up community and committed to investing in early stage businesses. Our group is made up of individuals with broad experience in general management, entrepreneurship, finance, consulting and law.

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