“An investor called me from London after seeing my profile on AngelList,” Gee said to VentureBeat. “After a 20 minute phone call he was offering me a trip to London to finalize a $5 million investment.”
AngelList, a site that helps angel investors invest in technology startups by providing screening information about the companies, last week announced AngelList Syndicates.
AngelList, a social network of sorts for startups and founders, has raised a new $24 million round of funding.
Editor’s Pick The ban on general solicitation has been lifted. Startups can now publicly announce that they are fundraising, but how many of them want to?
Guest Post Smart VCs should adapt to the changing angel-investing climate.
In the height of the recession, three London-based “ex-Hedge fund quant nerds” decided to quit their steady corporate jobs to launch Bright Sun Group. The goal is to help venture capitalists track investments, spot trends, and source deals.
Editor’s Pick Crowdfunding is making the startup scene more accessible for entrepreneurs and investors alike, but it is not the right approach for every company and comes with its own set of challenges.
How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
For tech founders, the biggest opportunity cost shouldn’t be the support of loved one and best mates.
Using AngelList’s open API, internet entrepreneur and former MySpace developer, Sean Percival, set out to make it even easier for entrepreneurs to connect with the investors most likely to fund their startup.
What do Silicon Valley’s top VCs expect from 2013? Brace yourselves for self-driving cars, true AI, and much more.
AngelList is hot, which I guess is appropriate for a heavenly investment vehicle.
We reported last month that SecondMarket and AngelList had hatched a plan to let accredited investors make small-dollar investments — as low as $1,000 — in Silicon Valley technology startups. Today, we learned that the experiment has been declared a success, and this partnership will continue with a new batch of hot startups.
Editor’s Pick Here are AngelList founder Naval Ravikant’s advice for budding angel investors, and entrepreneurs on the hunt for funding.
SecondMarket and AngelList reveal the results of their first trial. Now, accredited investors can put small dollar amounts into hot startups.
People used to give their employers feedback by shoving slips of paper into wooden suggestion boxes. Technology has moved those suggestions boxes online where employees can more effectively have their voices heard. Happiily and 15Five are two new employee-feedback services that were introduced Thursday at the Launch Conference in San Francisco.
PitchBig hopes to be a startup’s new best friend and the next greatest networking site for finding venture capital.
Guest Post If you can’t code but aspire to start a Web business, odds are you feel just like the ostrich. Ostriches can’t fly, and to add insult to injury, they’re one of the largest bird species out there. They have to hobble around looking for something to do while their avian counterparts swoop into the air in boundless directions.
Guest Post It’s hard to not get a sinking feeling in my stomach when I watch the stock market drop and hear smart people talk about a 25 percent correction.
The biggest question on every mind in Silicon Valley relates to our collective worst nightmare: Could a macroeconomic collapse trigger another dotcom-esque bust?
“It’s too hard for startups to raise money,” says AngelList co-founder Babak Nivi. “And investors have to say no to good startups all the time.”