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Mirabile and Verrill, Hand-Carried Deals

I’m not titling this episode “Headless Chickens” even though it’s one of the many great one-liners in today’s discussion. I’m joined by Boston angel group managers and ACA board members, Christopher Mirabile of Launchpad and Davide Verrill of Hub Angels. We’ve jumped on the phone on short notice to kick around some of the same […]

Michelle Scarborough, NACO Chair

She’s the managing partner of an early-stage fund, SMART Seed Ventures, which focuses on energy startups, of which there are many in Calgary. She’s also the Chair of NACO, the Canadian National Angel Capital Organization; meet Michelle Scarborough. NACO has just published their 2012 Key Findings on Angel Investing in Canada. Sometimes reports like these […]

Basil Peters, Early Exits

Welcome to a rebroadcast from April 2009 with author and angel investor Basil Peters. It was a breakout year for Basil; his book, Early Exits, was about to turn angel investing on its head. I met Basil in Seattle that February at the NW Regional Angel Summit then he spoke at the SW Regional a […]

Venture Forward Conference 2013

Join me in NYC next month for the 2nd Annual Venture Forward Conference. It’s hosted by Gust‘s David S. Rose. The one-day conference is preceded by a splashy soiree on June 17th followed by a full day of the brightest bulbs on the east coast. Except Mark Suster will be there, too. As will many […]

Dan Mindus, NextGen Angels

All Dan Mindus’ angel group members are under 40. Is this age discrimination, or is he on to something? It turns out his NextGen Angels has become a unique fit in the Washington D.C. fabric of early-stage investing groups. I met Dan as we prepared for a panel discussion at the ACA Annual Summit in […]

The Master Class

Once I had Alan nailed down for this interview I started working on Bill. That wouldn’t be too hard I discovered; Bill and Alan share some history. Just a year ago Bill stopped by Belfast, Northern Ireland to do a Master Class on angel investing. That sounds like a great title for some angel investing […]