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8 Tips for Entrepreneurs Seeking Angel Investment

The Seraf Compass

We asked the question: "What advice do you have for entrepreneurs seeking angel investment and how can they best prepare for pitching investors?” We sent out a survey to our Seraf Compass subscribers to ask for tips and advice for first-time entrepreneurs. Here are some answers we found to be helpful!

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A Guide To Angel Investing Documents: Preferred Stock Deals

The Seraf Compass

This article is intended to provide a quick overview of the principal documents in a fundraising where the investors are purchasing stock.

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A Guide to Angel Investing Documents: Convertible Debt Deals

The Seraf Compass

This article is intended to provide a quick overview and explanation of the principal documents in a fundraising where the investors are purchasing convertible debt. Unlike a stock transaction, these convertible debt deals do not alter the capitalization of the company by adding new stockholders until the debt is converted into equity.

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Should I Jump On That Bandwagon? (Angel Investing)

The Seraf Compass

The toughest moment in a new angel’s investing career: a very large round has lots of momentum – it has been expanded and is still over-subscribed.

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Launch413 Featured on Angel Invest Boston

Paul G. Silva

I’ve been a fan for years, and now Launch413 and I have the honor of being on the Angel Invest Boston podcast. Listen to hear how Launch413 helps startup CEO’s beat the odds and attain sustained success. LinkedIn post w/ mini-video | main interview page.

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An Angel Investing Overview of Key Founder Issues

The Seraf Compass

Conventional wisdom is that startups with cofounders succeed more often than startups run by solo entrepreneurs. Whether true or not, startups with multiple founders face key issues that will affect the company and its ability to raise money, grow, and ultimately be successful.

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11 angel investing lessons

Venture Hacks

Spearhead asked me to write a post on angel investing when they first launched. Charlie Munger says investing requires a latticework of mental models. Here are 11 lessons for your angel investing lattice: If you can’t decide, the answer is no. Investing takes years to learn, but improves for a lifetime.