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Susan Preston, entrepreneur, on how to set up angel networks

Susan Preston. Source: Teresa Esser.
Appleton, Wis. The head of an alliance of angel investment groups came to wisconsin recently to encourage angels to band together.

On October 19th, Susan Preston, entrepreneur in residence at
the Kauffman Foundation, gave a ......

Full article >>> . But even though angels may know, rationally, that they are taking huge risks with their money, Its still a little disconcerting to lose more than you were expecting, Preston said.

How angel networks work


Preston showed the group a series of bar graphs which provided information about the way that angel networks are structured. Most groups have between 50 and 100 members, but onl......

Full article >>> r free, but after that the members must pay. If you want to come back to another meeting, you have to pay one-tenth of the annual membership fee, Preston said. It works out to be a very expensive piece of chicken.

Great investment groups let new members know how much time is required to be a member, and what the groups code of ethics is. Its real work, Preston said. Preston often goes out......

Full article >>> t round of funding, since professional VCs are incredibly risk averse.

They want the company to be ready to go IPO before they are ready to invest, Preston said. Most companies never have public offerings, since 80 percent of liquidity events are acquisitions. Another reason most companies are not appropriate for professional venture capital investment is because they do not have the mark......

Full article >>> Groups, Networks, and Funds: A Guidebook to Developing the Right Angel Organization for Your Community. The book is published by the Kauffman Foundation.

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Teresa Esser is a contributing columnist for the Wisconsin Technology Network and author of the book, The Venture Caf. She can b......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Teresa Esser 10/26/04


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