Just a millionaire? AngelList and SecondMarket pave the path for ‘micro-venture investing’

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.

Dave McClure: hottest investments, favorite start-ups, biggest screwups, and clueless founders

Dave McClure is one of the most prominent angel investors in Silicon Valley — and possibly the world. His accelerator, 500 Startups, will fund its 500th company sometime this year. And no, in answer to “all the stupid questions,” 500 Startups will not shut its doors after reaching that number.
He may also take the prize for most F-bombs per sentence of any investor.

How to build your startup without learning code

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.