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How Entrepreneurs Should Focus On Their Startup Company

By Martin at August 25, 2014 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

How Entrepreneurs Should Focus On Their Startup Company

One of the most common failures I see in startups is lack of focus. Unfocused entrepreneurs boast that their new technology will generate multiple disruptive products for consumers as well as enterprises around the world. Investors hear this as trying to do too many things with limited resources, meaning the startup will not shine at anything, and will not survive the more...

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Five Ways To Find The Right Angel For Your Startup

By Martin at August 13, 2013 | 8:10 am | 0 Comment

Five Ways To Find The Right Angel For Your Startup

If your startup is looking for an Angel investor, does it makes sense to present your plan to flocks of Angels, and assume that at least one will swoop down and scoop you up? In reality, hitting large numbers of Angels in multiple locations with a generic pitch is one of the least productive approaches. Here are five key things you need to know to quickly find the more...

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What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know?

By Martin at April 18, 2013 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know?

In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their beloved startup. Other entrepreneurs never start their adventure, because they can’t face the prospect of even approaching friends and family more...

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How To Find The Right Angel For Your Startup

By Martin at July 6, 2012 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

How To Find The Right Angel For Your Startup

If your startup is looking for an angel investor, does it makes sense to present your plan to flocks of angels, and assume that at least one will swoop down and scoop you up? In reality, hitting large numbers of angels in multiple locations with a generic pitch is one of the least productive approaches. Here are five key things you need to know to quickly find the more...

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Key Points For Startups To Consider Before Approaching To Investors

By Martin at April 4, 2012 | 8:23 am | 0 Comment

Key Points For Startups To Consider Before Approaching To Investors

If your startup desperately needs an investor, you may not care if the investor is a so-called “angel” investor, or a venture capitalist (VC). The money is the same color in either case. But I have found that making the right choice at the right time can have a major impact on your long-term valuation, and the decision process is complex. The basics are simple. more...

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Study:67% of VC’s say business confidence rising; 70% of angels say demand to increase

By ajay at June 15, 2011 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Study:67% of VC’s say business confidence rising; 70% of angels say demand to increase

In the survey( Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project) conducted by Pepperdine University Graziadio School shows: For VC Investors: Of the 104 participants who responded to the Venture Capital survey more than 67% say that they expect general business confidence to increase over the next 12 months. This is good news for startup firms and small businesses more...

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Understand Angel Investor’s Investing Tricks

By Martin at April 15, 2011 | 2:57 pm | 0 Comment

Understand Angel Investor’s Investing Tricks

We are talking about angel investors here, meaning people who invest their own money in early-stage startups for a share of the equity. These people are highly focused on investment areas they know, which have a large opportunity for growth, revenue projection of $20M or more in five years, and a high return that can be realized via an exit within five more...

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How To Find Best Angel Investor

By Martin at February 14, 2011 | 6:02 pm | 0 Comment

How To Find Best Angel Investor

If your startup is looking for an angel investor, it makes sense to present your plan to flocks of angels, and assume that at least one will swoop down and scoop you up. Or does it? Actually numbers and locations are just the beginning. The challenge is to find the right angel for your, and for your situation. Here are some basic principles: • Angels invest in more...

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