Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups

Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups

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Startup investors are achieving 20%, 40%, and higher rates of return. Whether youa€™re investing in early-stage companies, raising capital for your startup, or just interested in how angel investors really make their money, Startup Wealth will unravel the mystery surrounding startup capital. Startup Wealth delivers engaging interviews with early- stage investors in Google, Invisalign, ZipCar, Uber, Twilio, Localytics, and other successful and not so successful companies. Find out how an amazing IPO can result in early investors getting pennies on the dollara€”or a 10x+ return. Josh Maher profiles 23 of the countrya€™s best investors over the last two decades by way of real-world case studies. Through revealing interviews, readers are introduced to Mark Suster, Catherine Mott, Christopher Mirabile, Brad Feld, Allan May, Joanne Wilson, and many other accomplished angel investors and venture capitalists. In these interviews youa€™ll learn: a€c How the best investors think about identifying companies, negotiating terms, and partnering with founders and other investors a€c How angel investing can involve many different successful approaches a€c What the best investors have learned from their largest successes and failures a€c How investors design their portfolios and work with companies to achieve the most successful results. Startup Wealth is an insightful and useful tool for anyone seeking to make better investments, select great investors, or raise early-stage capital for their business. a€œThere is nothing better when it comes to learning a€˜best practicesa€™ than hearing from successful people in the trenches. Josha€™s book captures the best of the best, as they reveal both what worked and what didna€™t for them as angel investors and entrepreneurs. Required reading whatever side of the investing fence youa€™re on!a€ a€”Gerry Langeler, Managing Director at OVP Venture Partners. Co-founder of Mentor Graphics (NASDAQ: MENT). Author of The Success Matrix and Take the Money and Run! An Insidera€™s Guide to Venture Capital.Presales campaigns like those on Kickstarter and Indiegogo are different from equity investments that take place on AngelList or SeedInvest. ... a16z coined this term, referring to software a€œeating the worlda€a€”basically, software that will change the way everything in the world works. ... Employee Stock Option Plan Employee stock options plans are contracts between a company and its employees that giveanbsp;...

Title:Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups
Author:Josh Maher
Publisher:Booktrope Editions - 2015-09-24


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