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Angel Investing - The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups-logo

Angel Investing - The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups

David S. Rose

Every year in America, over 600,000 new businesses start up and hire their first employees. Many will fail, but some of them will become the legendary businesses of the future, transforming industries and making millions for the angel investors who helped fund them in their early days. Angel investing, once the exclusive province of multi-millionaire high-rollers, has now entered the mainstream, with more than $20 billion being invested annually by individual investors in the US alone. Contrary to popular belief, access to these high risk/high return investments-and success in startup investing-doesn't have to be a matter of luck or connections. Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups shows how smart investors with the right strategy and a long-term perspective can achieve annual returns of 25 percent or more from a well-designed angel portfolio. Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust-the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing-Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through every step of the way to becoming a successful angel investor. It is illustrated with stories from among the 90+ companies in which David has invested during a 25 year career as one of the world's most active business angels and includes instructions on how to get started, how to find and evaluate opportunities, and how to pursue and structure investments to maximize your returns. From building your reputation as a smart investor, to negotiating fair deals, adding value to your portfolio companies and helping them implement smart exit strategies, David provides both the fundamental strategies and the specific tools you need to take full advantage of this rapidly growing asset class. He details the advantages of joining an angel group, explains how seed and venture funds can help leverage an investor's resources, and reveals how recent regulatory changes and new online platforms are making startup investing accessible t

Every year in America, over 600,000 new businesses start up and hire their first employees. Many will fail, but some of them will become the legendary businesses of the future, transforming industries and making millions for the angel investors who helped fund them in their early days. Angel investing, once the exclusive province of multi-millionaire high-rollers, has now entered the mainstream, with more than $20 billion being invested annually by individual investors in the US alone. Contrary to popular belief, access to these high risk/high return investments-and success in startup investing-doesn't have to be a matter of luck or connections. Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups shows how smart investors with the right strategy and a long-term perspective can achieve annual returns of 25 percent or more from a well-designed angel portfolio. Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust-the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing-Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through every step of the way to becoming a successful angel investor. It is illustrated with stories from among the 90+ companies in which David has invested during a 25 year career as one of the world's most active business angels and includes instructions on how to get started, how to find and evaluate opportunities, and how to pursue and structure investments to maximize your returns. From building your reputation as a smart investor, to negotiating fair deals, adding value to your portfolio companies and helping them implement smart exit strategies, David provides both the fundamental strategies and the specific tools you need to take full advantage of this rapidly growing asset class. He details the advantages of joining an angel group, explains how seed and venture funds can help leverage an investor's resources, and reveals how recent regulatory changes and new online platforms are making startup investing accessible t
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Every year in America, over 600,000 new businesses start up and hire their first employees. Many will fail, but some of them will become the legendary businesses of the future, transforming industries and making millions for the angel investors who helped fund them in their early days. Angel investing, once the exclusive province of multi-millionaire high-rollers, has now entered the mainstream, with more than $20 billion being invested annually by individual investors in the US alone. Contrary to popular belief, access to these high risk/high return investments-and success in startup investing-doesn't have to be a matter of luck or connections. Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money & Having Fun Investing in Startups shows how smart investors with the right strategy and a long-term perspective can achieve annual returns of 25 percent or more from a well-designed angel portfolio. Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust-the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing-Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through every step of the way to becoming a successful angel investor. It is illustrated with stories from among the 90+ companies in which David has invested during a 25 year career as one of the world's most active business angels and includes instructions on how to get started, how to find and evaluate opportunities, and how to pursue and structure investments to maximize your returns. From building your reputation as a smart investor, to negotiating fair deals, adding value to your portfolio companies and helping them implement smart exit strategies, David provides both the fundamental strategies and the specific tools you need to take full advantage of this rapidly growing asset class. He details the advantages of joining an angel group, explains how seed and venture funds can help leverage an investor's resources, and reveals how recent regulatory changes and new online platforms are making startup investing accessible t

Language:

English

Length:

6h 42m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

12:56


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

40:24


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

26:22


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

16:19


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

14:44


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

17:05


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

18:54


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

18:35


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

12:07


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

30:07


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

24:29


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

10:50


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

10:05


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

24:17


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

21:07


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

26:32


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

07:09


Part 3, Chapter 17
Part 3, Chapter 17

17:32


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

07:51


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

07:59


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

11:43


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

25:10