Tag Archives: angel investing

  1. The 5 Biggest Mistakes Beginning Angels Make (And How to Fix Them)

    It’s like you’re in an episode of Silicon Valley. Here you are in a glass-paned conference room across from the hip CEO in Birkenstocks and an MIT sweatshirt. The pens all bear the company logo, and the mock ups of the new landing page jump out at you in shades of burnt orange and cornflower…

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  2. Unfollow the Leader: Angel Investors Follow Their Own Investing Path

    We hear about the big names, like Sean Parker committing $250M to immunotherapy or Bill Gates investing to find a clean-tech miracle, but here’s a statistic that might surprise you. For all of the talk about innovation, less than 0.1% of the $53 trillion in assets under management goes to early stage science and technology…

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  3. Propel(x) Syndicates Make Investing Even Easier

    Today marks a great milestone at Propel(x) with the introduction of Propel(x) Syndicates. Propel(x) Syndicates make it easier for angel investors to invest in a broad range of startups by lowering the minimum investment required on our platform from $25,000 to $3,000. Propel(x) Syndicates, also known as LLCs, remove the need for an individual to…

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  4. Reg A+: It’s Already Helping Our Case!

      There’s a been a lot of anticipation building up to the passing of Regulation A+ rules by the SEC as part of the JOBS Act. The original Regulation A allowed companies to raise up to $5 million dollars in registration exempt public offerings in a 12-month period. The update increased the funding ceiling to…

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  5. Do You Really Know What’s in Your Note Purchase Agreement and Convertible Note?

    By Ralph Turlington Convertible notes are used for many early stage investments to protect the interests of both the start-up and note holders. They are most common for start-ups to use when raising initial outside-funding, after the family and friends of the entrepreneurs have already invested. Convertible notes are relatively inexpensive to draft and usually…

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