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It’s the Angels’ Time Part 3

by Basil Peters | May 6, 2010 | no responses

It's The Angels' Time - Part 3

Highlights of It's The Angels' Time - Part 3:

  • Angel syndication - a fascinating, and important, new trend
  • Angels finance 27 times more startups than traditional Venture Capital funds
  • Startups have created all of the new jobs in our economy for the last thirty years
  • Our 21st century economy - what's actually working
  • The new angel model and why angel...

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It’s the Angels’ Time Part 2

by Basil Peters | | no responses

It's The Angels' Time - Part 2

Highlights of It's The Angels' Time - Part 2:

  • What happened to big M&A exits? The dirty secret is they often didn't work out for the buyers.
  • Selling for under $20 million is easy - here's why
  • Why this is happening now - the view from the Fortune 500 and Google as an example
  • Big companies have quietly become the VCs worst competitors
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It’s the Angels’ Time Part 1

by Basil Peters | | no responses

It's The Angels' Time - Part 1

Highlights of It's The Angels' Time - Part 1:

  • The economy has changed a lot. Venture Capital is in trouble. Lot's doesn't work anymore.
  • But there is good news: the lower cost of growing startups and
  • Big companies have huge cash reserves and are spending more on acquisitions than R&D
  • There are many buyers for companies in the $10 to 30 million range
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It’s the Angels’ Time

by Basil Peters | | no responses

It's The Angels' Time – Opening Keynote Angel Capital Association

San Francisco, May 6, 2010 This speech sparked some fascinating debates and received the highest audience evaluation at the conference. The PowerPoint for this talk is available here.

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Angel Investing in the 21st Century – Part 1-1

by Basil Peters | | one response

Early Exits Workshop - Part 1-1

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Highlights of Angel Investing in the 21st Century - Part 1-1

  • Outline of the Early Exits Workshop and how I got started on Early Exits
  • Successful investing requires two things - investing right an...

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Angel Investing in the 21st Century – Part 1-2

by Basil Peters | | 2 Comments

Early Exits Workshop - Part 1-2

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Highlights of Angel Investing in the 21st Century - Part 1-2

  • What happens to angels and entrepreneurs when traditional VCs invest in our companies?
  • When VCs invest, on average it adds about a dec...

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Angel Investing in the 21st Century – Part 1-3

by Basil Peters | | no responses

Early Exits Workshop - Part 1-3

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Highlights of Angel Investing in the 21st Century - Part 1-3

  • Most M&A exits are under $20 million - because that's what works for the acquirers in today's economy
  • The media does us a disservi...

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Exit Strategy – Part 2-1

by Basil Peters | | no responses

Early Exits Workshop - Part 2-1

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Highlights of Exit Strategy - Part 2-1

  • Focusing on the exit is healthy and why exits are not well understood
  • Contrary to popular wisdom, companies should be sold not bought - the difference is a ...

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Exit Strategy – Part 2-2

by Basil Peters | | no responses

Early Exits Workshop - Part 2-2

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Highlights of Exit Strategy - Part 2-2

(includes Part 2-2 and 2-3 of the PowerPoint)
  • Who actually finances today's startups? Angels actually finance 27 times more startups than traditional VC funds
  • ...

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Exit Strategy – Part 2-3

by Basil Peters | | no responses

Early Exits Workshop - Part 2-3

Sponsored by the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association ...presented at the Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco May 5, 2010

Exit Strategy - Part 2-3 (starting at Section 2-4 of the PowerPoint):

  • Angels as financial partners - how angels can help entrepreneurs more
  • Angels can help the most with financing, structuring, g...

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