The definition of an accredited investor is of paramount importance to angel investing. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been considering changes to the definition. The problem is that if the SEC makes the requirements more stringent, ...
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Stanford Professor Steve Blank says “a startup is a temporary organization in search of a repeatable, scalable, profitable business model” (steveblank.com). You may recall from my last column that he believes an initial business plan is a series of unproven assumptions, and the entrepreneur...
Entrepreneur, Stanford/Berkley/Columbia professor, and startup expert Steve Blank published an article in the Harvard Business Review in May 2013 titled "Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything." The article is available for free downloading at steveblank.com.
The purpose of the nonprofit Boise Angel Alliance is to increase the capacity of local people with appropriate net worth to invest in local entrepreneurs. I am a director of the alliance.
I have been arguing for some time in this column that an important component of the ecosystem for entrepreneurship is the availability of risk capital. I have also argued that, using best practices, angel investments can produce nice returns to the angels in addition to helping entrepreneurs.