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Articles tagged: Angel Investing

Justin Timberlake Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N'Sync

Justin Timberlake Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N’Sync

Bai, Bai, Bai Former N’Sync front man and Mickey Mouse Club kid, pop superstar Justin Timberlake is now making a name for himself in the business world. Earlier this year, Timberlake starred in a Superbowl commercial for Bai beverages. Not only is he using his famous face to endorse the product, but he was also […]

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Evaluate Sponors of a Real Estate Investment

Trust me! How to Evaluate Sponsors of Real Estate Investments

The smart real estate investor’s checklist for Deal Sponsor diligence. When considering investing in a passive real estate deal, the qualities of the sponsor are arguably more important than the underlying real estate:

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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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SAFE: Simple Agreement for Future Equity

Y Combinator, a well-known tech accelerator, created the SAFE (simple agreement for future equity) in 2013, and uses it to fund most of the seed-stage startups that participate in its three-month development sessions. With an emphasis on simple, this new equity security works for seed-stage startups.

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Angel Investor Fundamentals

An angel investor is an individual who provides capital from his or her own funds to a private business owned and operated by someone who is neither a friend nor a family member. Angels often provide the first round of “outside” capital—that is, outside of the founders’ family and friends (the three Fs). Angel capital may be in the form of straight debt, convertible debt, or equity purchases.

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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 … 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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Episode 63 with David M. Freedman

In Episode 63, Accredited Investor Markets Radio host Chris Cahill has a great discussion with veteran financial and legal journalist David M. Freedman regarding his new book, Equity Crowdfunding for Investors, which reflects upon the JOBS Act generally and Title III equity crowdfunding in particular. They also speak of surprises experienced and discoveries made over his 38-year career.

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Crowdfunding Company Offers Variable Returns Topping at 10%

In Episode 62 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill chats with Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director of HighQuest Partners, who advises major strategic and financial investors operating and investing globally across the food, biotech and bioenergy value chains.

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Episode 62 with Philippe de Lapérouse

In Episode 62 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill chats with Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director of HighQuest Partners, who advises major strategic and financial investors operating and investing globally across the food, biotech and bioenergy value chains.

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