What’s all the hubbub about Super Angels? Well, some high profile entrepreneurs-turned-investors, mostly in Silicon Valley, have been doing some rapid-fire investing in startup entrepreneurs. In the process, they began to accumulate some nice press (see our recent post) and lots of attention. And, wanting to do more investing in startup ventures, many of these […]
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Why are Angels Forming and Joining Angel Groups? Angels have been investing in entrepreneurial ventures for centuries. But angels organized in groups are rather new. The first formal angel group (Band of Angels) was organized by Hans Severiens in Palo Alto, California in 1994. The rate of formation of angel groups has been an amazing phenomenon over the […]
Ten years ago, access to individuals who invest in early-stage companies (commonly called ‘angel’ investors) was hard to come by for entrepreneurs seeking such financing. These days the angel investing landscape has changed. As angels increasingly pool their funds or connect in networks, they are becoming more accessible. That is good news for today’s company builders. […]