Even More on AngelList

I co-authored a piece with Dharmesh Shah on 21 Tips for Companies Raising Money from AngelList. Check it out on the OnStartups.com blog. It’s a companion piece to the article from two days ago on the big four benefits for angels on using AngelList. Forgive the lack of links, I’m typing this for the first time via my phone. Will properly fix this tonight when I’m back in front of a laptop.

If you are an angel I know … Read More

AngelList’s Big Four Benefits for Investors

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 guides on how to hack AngelList from a startup’s point of view, almost nothing exists for angels looking to get … Read More

Why Every Angel Should Beg to Mentor at an Accelerator

The Original Mentor

Most angels who volunteer as mentors cite noble reasons to do so: “paying it forward”, “giving back”, educating the next generation of entrepreneurs, and so on.  I love people who help others purely for altruistic reasons, and I hope such motives stay foremost in mentors’ minds.  The more favors you do, the more come back your way. At AngelBootCamp on 6/14 in Boston, there’s a great session with Katie Rae (TechStars, Project 11) , David Skok (Matrix), … Read More

Top 4, err, 5, make that 7 Web Analytics sites? Help!

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 date,  including lots of beginner guides as well as more advanced stuff I haven’t tackled yet. This website already links to posts with … Read More