The Angel Initiative Articles

Florida man earns 25.6% a year

Think you need to be worth millions of dollars to be a successful angel investor? Think again. As we learned during our research for The Angel Initiative, some of the most successful early-stage investors are just ordinary folks. In fact, today we’ll introduce you to a regular guy who’s made a fortune.…

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Surprise

At Crowdability, we often tell you about exciting start-ups that are raising capital: Some are building flying cars… Others are helping manage diseases like Parkinson’s… Still others are developing technology to put bank lenders out of business. But if you really want to be a successful angel investor – an…

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Invest Like Mark Cuban

If you’re one of the 7.9 million people who tunes into ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank, then Mark Cuban needs no introduction. But just in case you’re not familiar with Mark, here are a few relevant facts: He made most of his $3 billion fortune by starting and selling technology companies, including selling Broadcast.com to Yahoo!…

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Read This or Go Broke

As Matt explained yesterday, we spent the past year sitting down with some of the world’s most successful early-stage investors. These folks have made fortunes backing private companies. But let’s be clear: they didn’t reap these rewards without taking on risk. So one of the critical concepts we researched was how they handled…

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