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A Few Minutes With … Josh Maher, Investor and Author of Startup Wealth 

Josh Maher is the president of Seattle Angel, a not-for-profit organization focused on strengthening the startup capital market in the Pacific Northwest. Maher is a Seattle-based investor and consultant with nearly 20 years of experience building and investing in new-technology businesses. He is the author of the bestselling book “STARTUP WEALTH: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups,

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Installment 8: Venture Capital and Angel Investing

What is the difference between angel investing and VC? The first difference is money. Angel investors invest much smaller amounts. VC takes it from there.

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Episode 67 with Josh Maher

Is Angel investing more like buying a lottery ticket or adopting a puppy? Learn the answer and more interesting facts about Angel investing in Episode 67 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio. In this episode, host Christopher Cahill spoke with Josh Maher, a Seattle-based Angel investor, investor educator, and author of Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups

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A Few Minutes with… Propel(x) CEO Swati Chaturvedi

Propel(x) is an online angel investing platform focused on the niche of “deep technology” startups – that is, startups that are founded on a true technological innovation or scientific discovery. Prior to starting Propel(x), Swati Chaturvedi, its co-founder and CEO, previously worked in management consulting and investing, most recently at Exigen Capital and before that at Siemens Venture Capital. Swati is also the co-founder and coordinator of an angel investors group for MIT alumni in the SF Bay Area.

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Lessons on Investing like an Angel

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of an article first published on March 6th, 2014. Around the time the JOBS Act became law in 2012, some angel groups expressed concern that equity crowdfunding would hurt them on two counts. First, there was a concern that more money would chase deals, thus inflating valuations on potential […]

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Finding Your Deal Flow in Private Investing

According to recent estimates, around 8.7 million individuals in the U.S. qualify as accredited investors and are eligible to participate in the private investment market. Of that 8.7 million, only a small subset – around 3 percent – actively invests in private companies and real estate ventures.

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Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investing – How Are They Different?

Welcome to the first installment of this column. My guiding principle will be to write about things I want my children and my parents to understand about the world of business, investing, finance and law. For this first installment, I explain the difference between “VC” and “PE.” There is no universally accepted definition of “venture capital” but the U.S. Small Business Administration’s definition works well:

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Co-Investment SPVs: Access or Excess?

Avoid These Common Mistakes in Venture Capital The modern venture capital fund structure dates back to the 1960’s – but change is coming fast and furious! This article can help you make money in venture by conveying an insider’s tips and tricks into how to build a better venture portfolio, while avoiding common mistakes that […]

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The Fine Print on Investing in Venture Capital

Looking to invest in a startup? Learn about investing in venture capital, the perfect stage to invest and what to know about VC fund management fees.

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The Many Challenges Ahead for Private Equity Investing

The Many Challenges Ahead for Private Equity Investing

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a similar article published in January of 2013. To view the original, click here. Private Equity Investing Has Exploded Over Past 10 Years The mindset in private equity investing doesn’t seem to have changed much since I first wrote about investing in private equity funds for Financial […]

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