Exit Strategies for Angel Investors & Entrepreneurs Part 1

BY Basil Peters

Exit Strategies for Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs – Part 1

From the Angel Capital Association Annual Summit, Atlanta, April 15, 2009

Highlights of Part 1:

  • The current environment for technology company exits.
  • The fact that most exits are under $20 million.
  • Examples of exits under $30 million – some of these names will surprise you.
  • Why M&A exits are happening earlier – big companies are spending more on acquisitions than R&D.
  • Why even big companies want to buy at valuations under $30 million.
  • Why companies don’t need as much capital.
  • The differences between angels and VCs.
  • How blogging has improved our understanding of how venture capital really works.

PowerPoint PDF here.

Part 2 of this talk is available here.