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Berkus & Huston, Comparing Funds

Two great guests and both are running angel funds. Dave Berkus heads up the Tech Coast Angels‘ ACE Funds and John Huston, the Ohio TechAngels‘ funds. One has state support, the other has none, but they have more in common than you might think – John provided Dave with the fund documents that the ACE […]

Michael Green, Take It or Leave It

Need money for your startup? Need it fast? Tech Coast Angels has a new innovation in funding Seed deals; it’s called the “Take It or Leave It Convertible Note”. It’s a way to get really early deals off the ground. Seed Track, it’s part of the mix of deals investors are often attracted to — […]

Bill Payne’s Valuation Survey

Have you seen Brad Pitt in Moneyball? I accuse Bill Payne of doing to angel investing what Billy Beane did to Baseball; he’s applying very clear-eyed statistics to the game which will help managers field a better deal. How far can I take this analogy? I just don’t know if Brad Pitt wears Hawaiian shirts […]