Anyone who regularly reads this column knows I love AngelList. It’s the matchmaker service between promising startups and early stage investors which has revolutionized angel and maybe even VC investing. There has been a slew of recent articles on AL, including good ones from Venture Hacks, Venture Beat, and BostInnovation. But while there are a few … More AngelList’s Big Four Benefits for Investors
In the last post, I discussed how commingled funds, whether they be managed by micro-VCs, leading angels, or traditional venture capital funds, can be an important component in an early stage investor’s overall strategy. This is especially for those who otherwise can’t assemble a diversified portfolio. In this post, I’m going to talk about 9 … More 9 Point Checklist Before Investing in an Angel (or VC) Fund
I need to do a post (or one of these days just update the Topics Page) on Web Analytics and Social Media. More importantly, I have to learn more about these things myself, so for now I’m just going to quickly pass along this great link here by @Avinash. Avinash is my favorite read to … More Top 4, err, 5, make that 7 Web Analytics sites? Help!
This post will replay some of my thought process prior to investing in CardMunch. I’ll attempt to discuss not just the standard checklist features (“Is beta built?” “How much revenue?”) but also the intangibles that led me to jump in. At startup presentations, I initially have interest in probably 1 in 4 deals, but in … More Why I’m Investing in CardMunch