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What is AngelList?

“If you’re working in tech and you’re trying to raise an angel round, you have to be on AngelList. You just have to be there.” -Fred Wilson AngelList is a matchmaking service for early stage investors and entrepreneurs. It allows startups to find seed (and sometimes Series A) capital, and gives investors access to substantial […]

Decoding the term sheet

Lawyer: “What was Mr. Zuckerberg’s ownership share diluted down to?” Eduardo: “It wasn’t.” Lawyer: “What was Mr. Moskovitz’s ownership share diluted down to?” Eduardo: “It wasn’t.” Lawyer: “What was Sean Parker’s ownership share diluted down to?” Eduardo: “It wasn’t.” Lawyer: “What was Peter Thiel’s ownership share diluted down to?” Eduardo: “It wasn’t.” Lawyer: “And what […]

Making it rain on AngelList

“If you’re working in tech and you’re trying to raise an angel round, you have to be on AngelList. You just have to be there.” -Fred Wilson It’s a 500,000* person party, and you’re invited. It’s 24/7, no charge for entrance, and when you leave you could go home with a pile of cash instead […]

How to tell your story to investors

“Cause we know when we add up all those inches that’s going to make the f*ing difference between winning and losing. Between living and dying.” -Coach D’Amato (Any Given Sunday) Let’s roll the clock back two thousand years to ancient Greece, where Aristotle wrote Rhetoric, perhaps the most influential work on persuasion ever written. We […]