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How to get Angel Investors Supporting Your Business Course


How to get Angel Investors Supporting Your Business
How to get Angel Investors Supporting Your Business

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Course Description

The term 'Angel Investor' started in the 1930's 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 early stage companies or start-ups. In this free online course Ron Conway and Mike Maples discuss what an Angel Investor can do for early stage companies and what criteria investors use to give financial backing to companies. They explain how investors assess failure and success, and what advice they would give to start-ups. They also explain how the important transition for any company from an Angel Investor to Venture Capitalists should proceed. This course will be of great interest to entrepreneurs or business professionals who work in early stage companies or start-ups and are considering applying for financial support from Angel Investors. Few people can advise on angel investing better than Ron Conway and Mike Maples. If you are thinking of raising angel investment capital, we suggest you first study this free online course.

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Learning Outcomes

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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 62 reviews
Course Title: How to get Angel Investors Supporting Your Business
Course #: 404
Course Publisher: Stanford
Course Category: 2
Content Origin:
Course Description: The term 'Angel Investor' started in the 1930's 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 early stage companies or start-ups. In this free online course Ron Conway and Mike Maples discuss what an Angel Investor can do for early stage companies and what criteria investors use to give financial backing to companies. They explain how investors assess failure and success, and what advice they would give to start-ups. They also explain how the important transition for any company from an Angel Investor to Venture Capitalists should proceed. This course will be of great interest to entrepreneurs or business professionals who work in early stage companies or start-ups and are considering applying for financial support from Angel Investors. Few people can advise on angel investing better than Ron Conway and Mike Maples. If you are thinking of raising angel investment capital, we suggest you first study this free online course.
License: This course is available from Stanford OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 13 April 2012
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Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
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Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
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PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Pitso Makatile
    Pitso Makatile South Africa There is much value in the information I received from the lessons and I can know what basics to establish after or during funding process. 2015-06-23 14:06:48
  • Invest Caribbean
    Invest Caribbean United States of America Great short course! 2015-06-20 16:06:06
  • MERCY MSHAI
    MERCY MSHAI Kenya This was very good information, however I wish that you could also include information about fundraising for non-profits ventures. 2015-02-27 11:02:19
  • Marius Lubbe
    Marius Lubbe South Africa A good general overview of what to expect. 2015-02-21 11:02:19
  • Ernie Bernardi
    Ernie Bernardi United States of America I enjoyed this course and gained more in site on the role of an angel investor and how they actively participate in their investment and philanthropy. It appears to be a rewarding and mentoring experience. 2014-12-28 22:12:18
  • Janice Little
    Janice Little United States of America Submit your business plan and a letter of introduction. I have no idea how its done which is why I'm taking the course. 2014-11-24 15:11:15
  • Lex Tan
    Lex Tan Germany Simple and understandable 2014-11-21 21:11:03
  • Mauricio Ortega
    Mauricio Ortega United States of America Great Info Thanks! Alison.com 2014-07-28 21:07:28
  • Veronica Natale
    Veronica Natale Canada Awesome! I never knew all that went into angel investing! 2014-07-24 04:07:38
  • Prince Jidayi
    Prince Jidayi Nigeria excellent course about angel investors in startups 2014-07-16 04:07:08
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