Tag Archive: Angel Investor

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Andrea Zurek

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our weekly “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Early Google employee Andrea Zurek has been an active angel investor since 2006. She is one of the founding partners of
    XG Ventures, a small group of ex-Googlers dedicated to advising and investing in supremely talented early-stage teams. XG Ventures (stands for X-Google) focuses on startups in the consumer internet, mobile and online media sectors.

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    by Angie Chang

    So You Want To Be An Angel Investor?

    Healthcare startups are unique in that they offer double-bottom line benefits, cash and social impact. The same goes with angel investing in healthcare.

    By Dana Rosenberg (Director of Business Development, Rock Health)

    Last month, Rock Health and Fenwick & West hosted the first of a workshop series on angel investing for clinicians — Rock Health Angels — dedicated to educating doctors and other healthcare professionals on angel investing.

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    by Angie Chang

    Rashmi Sinha, CEO And Co-Founder Of SlideShare (Acquired By LinkedIn) Speaking At Women 2.0 Conference February 14

    Entrepreneur and angel investor Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare fame coming to Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 – join us!

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Women 2.0 is excited to welcome entrepreneur Rashmi Sinha, CEO and co-founder of SlideShare, to 2013 Women 2.0 Conference on February 14. She will be speaking on a panel that includes founding members of Flipboard, LUMO BodyTech and Easilydo about “The Next Billion”, this year’s conference theme.

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Susan McPherson

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our weekly “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Angel investor and cause marketer Susan McPherson wears many hats – as speaker, writer, philanthropist, activist, volunteer and marketer. Susan is the SVP/Director of global marketing at Fenton, where she creates visibility for the firm’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) practice.

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    by Angie Chang

    Here Is What NO Looks Like

    When I say no, I usually say this it not for me or I just don’t see how this is going to scale, but I always give a reason and some feedback which they can take or leave.

    By Joanne Wilson (Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal)

    I am an angel investor. I invest in entrepreneurs who have taken their idea, built it, and shown some proof that there is a market for what they have created. I am engaged with the companies that I invest in. I make these investments my full time job. I do everything I can to help them grow. I am also brutally honest.

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    by Angie Chang

    Dreaming Of Being An Investor? Learn From The Best In Silicon Valley WIth Smart$

    Smart$ program informs, inspires, educates, and prepares business angels and venture capitalists for future investments in IT startups.

    By Pemo Theodore (Founder, Ezebis)

    Join us at the StartupMonthly Smart$ (SmartMoney) (November 12-15, 2012 in Silicon Valley). I am very excited to be asked to coordinate this program and it is shaping up to be an exciting line up of venture capitalists and angel investors who are significant in the startup ecosystem.

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    by Angie Chang

    Investors Share Advice With Entrepreneurs At Pipeline Fellowship Conference

    Female angel investors come together to share expertise at first ever Bay Area conference.

    By Carolyn Gerin (Co-Founder, Adorii)

    “Never invest in anyone you wouldn’t have to your home for dinner,” quipped Cyan Banister, Uber and Zivity investor, setting the tone for an intensely fun and resonant day at the Pipeline Fellowship Conference, making one thing abundantly clear: female investors put a huge emphasis on relationship-building with the seed-stage companies they help launch.

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Sara Weinheimer

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Los Angeles-based angel investor Sara Weinheimer finances women-led startups, with a keen interest in social media and cleantech. She has invested in about a dozen women-led companies through her participation in the Golden Seeds angel investor network and is an LP in the Golden Seeds Fund II.

    She established the southern California chapter for the Golden Seeds angel investor network investing exclusively in women-led early stage companies. At Golden Seeds, she manages deal flow, mentors and advises female-led startups, leads deals, finances

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Prerna Gupta

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Out of Atlanta, Georgia – Khush founder and CEO Prerna Gupta received funding from 500 Startups as part of the Mountain View, California-based startup seed fund and accelerator program in early 2011. By year’s end, the intelligent music app startup Khush was acquired by Smule for an undisclosed amount.

    As CEO of Khush, Prerna oversaw the growth of Khush and its merger with Smule. Together, the companies’ apps have reached over 50 million users worldwide.

    She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University in 2004 with a degree in Economics, and

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Joanne Chang

    Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Chicago-based Joanne Chang is a healthcare angel investor and advisor with companies in stealth and early-stage mode.

    She holds a joint MBA-MS degree in healthcare, clinical sciences and general management from Harvard and MIT.

    While Joanne is best known as a Chicago-based healthcare angel investor, she invests in areas outside of Chicago – and in consumer as well. Find out more about the healthcare angel investor below:

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    by Angie Chang

    This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like – Erica Frontiero

    Women 2.0 profiles women (from angel investors to venture capitalists) who invest in women.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    15% of angel investors are women and 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women. Women investors are more apt to be directly connected to and able to attract female-led ventures, and investors invest in women where there are women to be found.

    Let’s increase the pipeline of women angel investors and venture capitalists. From the Pipeline Fellowship which trains women philanthropists to become angel investors to Golden Seeds‘s investor training for future angels, there are multiple ways to onramp investors. Also, AngelList could use more active women

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    by Angie Chang

    Pipeline Fellowship To Train New Women Angel Investors In San Francisco And Los Angeles

    Angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists expands to the West Coast.

    By Angela Giacchetti (Summer Associate, Pipeline Fellowship)

    After hosting successful programs in New York, the Pipeline Fellowship is launching on the West Coast this summer and has opened a call for applications for San Francisco and Los Angeles programs this fall 2012.

    The Pipeline Fellowship trains women philanthropists to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. The Fellows commit to invest in a woman-led, for-profit social venture in exchange for equity and a board seat at the end of the training.