Understanding risk from an investor’s perspective

The Game of Risk

Mitigating risk is a big issue for angels who often have little tolerance for bad bets. But opportunities are skyrocketing. What’s an investor to…

Startup buzzword bingo

It’s Day Two of the Angel Capital Summit. Do the startups in the shark tank have the special sauce to be the nextgen Groupon meets Pinterest? Hey-yo. Let’s play…

Business Catapult aims to launch better investments

catapult

Colorado entrepreneur and angel investor Kevin Johansen likes to take a metaphysical approach to the startup pivot with a quote by comparative anthropologist Joseph…

Due Diligence: Your Offensive Line

Peyton Manning

We’re covering the angel track at the Angel Capital Summit. And we’ve heard the first (of many) #PeytonManning reference of the day. Oy.…

Esther Dyson: Some angel circuits are ‘very self-referential’

Esther Dyson posing with Buddha

Interesting quote from health technology angel Esther Dyson on investing with the…

Infographic: Call in the angels

2011 angel investment infographic

California—it’s not the center of the angel investing universe. At least not according to an infographic by Silicon Valley Bank, the Angel Resource Institute and CB Insights. Last year, 79 percent of deals happened…

It’s Angel Week at Tekhne

car hood angel

Plummeting information technology costs, cloud computing, Moore’s law, and broadband capacity have made $500K the new $5 million, so says Silicon Flatirons. Let’s just see about…