How to get Angel Investors Supporting Your Business
Learn what Angel Investors do and how to get them to invest in your business straight from Ron Conway and Mike Maples.Publisher: Stanford
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This course begins by teaching you how to get angel investors to support your business. The term 'Angel Investors' started in the 1930s when people invested in movies that were being produced in Hollywood. The term carried its way into the technology sector and today 'Angel Investor' describes an individual who invests in an early-stage company or start-ups. With this course, you will learn exactly what Angel Investors do which include funding, staffing, and more.
You will then learn how to assess failure and success. This course will discuss that failure does not mean a bad investment. You will also study the important transition process from being an Angel Investor company to Venture Capitalists. You will look into the ecosystem in Silicon Valley which has so much competition that there is a great return for investors and entrepreneurs. You will also learn how to become an Angel Investor.
Ron Conway and Mike Maples are from Angel Investors LP & Maples Investments who eagerly share their insights into business startups and investing. Few people can advise on angel investing better than them. Upon the completion of this course, you will gain a better understanding of the process when applying for financial support and raising angel investment capital from Angel Investors. Check out this course and learn from these Angel Investors now!
Module 1: How to get angel investors supporting your business
Flying with Angel Investors
A Match Made in Heaven? Your Angel Investor and You
What Does an Angel Investor Do?
Attrition Rates for Potential Investors
Investors Assess Failure and Success
An Angel Investor's Strategic Advice for the Start-Up
Transitioning from an Angel to a VC
Silicon Valley: Ground Zero for The Deal
The Overfunded Start-Up?
Becoming an Angel Investor
Balancing Team, Idea, and Market
Module 2: Angel Investors Assessment
Learning outcomes: - How to match an Angel Investor with a business; - Understand what Angel Investors do; - Assessing failure and success; - Transitioning from an Angel Investor to a Venture Capitalist
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