The following article appeared in the June 2010 issue of the Flathead Business Journal, but is no longer available online. While wealthy businesspersons have been supporting start-up ventures for hundreds of years, by investing time and money as angel investors, the Venture Capital (VC) industry emerged as investors in new businesses after World War II. […]
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Seasoned Angel often Favor Preferred Shares Professional investors, angels and venture capitalists alike, often stipulate that companies in which they invest establish a second class of stock (preferred, in addition to ordinary or common shares) and that the investors then purchase preferred securities. What are the advantages to investors of preferred shares? The shareholder agreements […]
What are Preferred Shares? Angel investors are important capital sources for entrepreneurs, providing cash as debt, some of which may be converted later into equity, or more commonly to purchase equity interests in the company. Seasoned angel investors favor funding seed and startup companies by purchasing preferred shares, rather than simply owning common (ordinary) shares […]