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Angel investing : the Gust guide to making money and having fun investing in startups

Author: David S Rose; Reid Hoffman
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2014 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Achieve annual returns of 25% or more with a well-designed angel portfolio Written by David S.


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Rose; Reid Hoffman
ISBN: 9781118858257 1118858255 9781118901137 1118901134 9781118901212 1118901215
OCLC Number: 913843514
Notes: Includes index
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword Reid Hoffman xv Introduction: How I Became An Angel Investor xvii Part I The Basics of Angel Investing 1 1 The 25 Percent Annual Return:Why Everyone with Six Figures to Invest Should Consider Angel Investing 3 2 Plus, It s Really Fun! The Nonfinancial Rewards of Being an Angel 23 3 The Portfolio Theory of Angel Investing: Why Every Angel Needs to Invest in at Least 20 Companies 37 4 The Financial Life of a Startup: Where Angels Fit in the Big Financing Picture 47 Part II The Nuts and Bolts 55 5 Develop Your Deal Flow: Sourcing and Identifying High-Potential Opportunities 57 6 Bet the Jockey, Not the Horse: Evaluating the Entrepreneur and Picking the Right One to Back 67 7 Here Comes the Pitch: Listening to the Story Does It Make Sense for Your Portfolio? 77 8 Look Under the Hood and Lead a Deal: Coordinating Due Diligence and Running the Show 87 9 Valuations and Expectations: Discovering the Secret Economics of the Angels 93 10 Investment Rounds and Their Forms: Common Stock, Convertible Notes, or Preferred Stock? 109 11 The Art of the Angel Deal: Negotiating a Win/Win Relationship with Your Entrepreneur 121 12 Term Sheets and Closing: Trust Everyone but Cut the Cards Anyway 127 13 After the Investment: Managing Your Portfolio and Adding Value as an Active Angel 133 14 Exits and Other Unicorns: Getting Your Money Out Makes All Things Right 147 Part III Your Place in the World of Angels 159 15 The Entrepreneurship Financing Ecosystem: Grants, Venture Capital, Accelerators, and Other Players 161 16 Building Your Angelic Reputation: Getting the Best Deals to Come to You 175 17 Joining an Angel Group: Increasing Your Opportunities and Reducing Your Risks 179 18 Impact Investing: DoingWell While Doing Good 189 19 Sit Back and Let Someone Else Do theWork: Investing in Startups through Seed Funds and Venture Funds 195 20 Crowdfunding and the Global Revolution: Angel Investing for Everyone 199 Appendixes A Angel Screening and ValuationWorksheet 205 B Angel Investment Due Diligence Checklist 209 C Gust Convertible Note Term Sheet 215 D Gust Series Seed Term Sheet 223 E Gust Revenue-Backed Note Term Sheet 237 F International Angel Investor Federations 243 G Major Regional Angel Groups 245 H Angel Investing Blogs and Resources 249 Glossary 253 Acknowledgments 265 Index 271


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