Posts Tagged 'super angels'

The Funding Gap

December 22 2011 No Commented

Here is some data on capital sources for entrepreneurs and the investment The Funding Gap – that I recently posted on  You will find the total available capital from friends and family, government sources, angel investors, super angels and venture capital.  You will also find new graphic showing round size by the number of […]

Super Angels: The Pros and Cons

October 19 2010 one Commented

Super Angels are high profile entrepreneurs-turned-investors, mostly in Silicon Valley, doing rapid-fire investing in startup entrepreneurs.  For many, 10-20 investments per year is the objective.  They are now raising small VC funds to finance even more ventures.  Are Super Angels a positive influence on the entrepreneurial economy?  Let’s take a look at the pros and […]

Are Super Angels Taking Over the World of Angel Investing?

October 13 2010 one Commented

With all this excitement about Super Angels investing in Silicon Valley startup ventures, are they beginning to dominate, dare I suggest, take over the world of angel investing?  Or, even the world of seed/startup stage investing? Maybe in their own minds, they are.  But Chris Yeh points out that Super Angels are doing about 200 […]

What Are These Super Angels?

October 5 2010 No Commented

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 […]

Thank Goodness for Super Angels

September 6 2010 one Commented

Have you noticed all the great press given to Super Angels by the Business Week and the Wall Street Journal? First Business Week introduced us to their top 25 angel investors, who have each funded between 5 and 190 deals, averaging about 40 angel investments per angel.  It is a great list!  Then, the Wall […]

How to be an Angel Investor

April 16 2009 No Commented

Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi, the guys behind the great entrepreneurial blog VentureHacks, recently participated in the AngelConf event that Paul Graham produced to help spread the word about angel investing. There they gave a great 30 minute presentation about how prospective angels should find deals, work with portfolio companies, and approach angel investing in […]

Roger Ehrenberg on the “New” Angels

April 16 2009 No Commented

Roger Ehrenberg, one of the smartest and most active Angel Investors in New York (and a member of Angelsoft-based New York Angels) recently led a $1.25 million angel financing of Domdex, an exciting new company in the Internet marketing space. In this interview from the DailyDeal with Mary Kathleen Flynn, Roger discusses the new breed […]