Summary of What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know

An Insider Reveals How to Get Smart Funding for Your Billion-Dollar Idea

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What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know book summary
An essential guide for those interested in angel investing: what to expect, how to win angels and what to avoid.


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“Entrepreneur” is one of the most overused and misunderstood words in modern business. When entrepreneurs team with angel investors, even more confusion results. Brian S. Cohen and John Kador clarify the positions of both business owners and angel investors, so entrepreneurs know what to expect – and how they can raise money and leverage relationships with their investors to remain in control of their companies as they build successful long-term operations. This conversational book – which solidly handles an esoteric topic – offers aspiring business owners all they need to bridge the gap with potential investors. getAbstract recommends this manual to angels and owners for its upbeat, realistic guidelines for managing start-up entrepreneur-investor relationships.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How angel investors evaluate start-ups
  • How you can create an exciting pitch to win angel investors
  • Why angel investors focus on understanding entrepreneurs more than their products or services


Believing in Angels
An angel is a special type of investor. Angels see the benefits of an untested product or idea and risk their money on new ventures. Unlike venture capitalists, angels’ investments are private. These early-stage risk takers bring many companies into the marketplace. ...
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About the Authors

Brian S. Cohen chairs the New York Angels, an independent consortium of angel investors. John Kador is the author of The Manager’s Book of Questions, 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview and 50 High-Impact Speeches & Remarks.

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