Posts Tagged ‘venture capitalists’
Sometimes a picture says it all.
All net new jobs in the US, since 2006, are the result of startup companies less than five years old.
Some great stories and ideas from this month on the topic of angel investing
- Secrets of super-angel investing
- Joke on investment proposals
- What should be in a startup business plan
Guest writer Nic Brisbourne from The Equity Kicker blog and DFJ Esprit, Venture Capitalists, reviews some new ideas about how to run board meetings in startup and fast growth companies.
One of the ideas is to run weekly blog updates on the key metrics and not wait for monthly meetings. Would it work? It will if there is commitment says Nic. Read on for more…..
There are three questions that every business angel (or Venture Capitalist, for that matter) will ask, and hence, these are the three questions that every entrepreneur and investment proposal needs to answer. That is, assuming the entreprenuer wants to get funding.
The East End of London is perhaps more famous for long-running soap opera Eastenders than it is for tech innovation but according to news out today, it is about to be transformed into Britain’s answer to Silicon Valley.
Investors in early stage and start-up businesses are known as angel investors. The tag ‘angel’ coming from their tendency to operate in the margins where venture capitalists, banks and other backers choose not to go.
They also help plug a major funding gap to get such ventures off the ground and they happen to be the kind of investors who are prepared to take a risk, rely on their instincts and invest large sums without too many hard questions asked.
At least this is the accepted view.