Wooing Angel Investors: Do’s and Don’ts 2

Simona Covel interviewed angel investor Knox Massey in today’s StartupJournal | Venture Capital column and produces a good practical list of what to do and what not to do when seeking angel investors.

  • Research the investors
  • Don’t expect to get funding right away
  • Network
  • Treat your initial interactions as the first step in a long-term relationship
  • Don’t forget about your long-term plan
  • Look at your investors as potential mentors.

This is well done and practical. If you are contemplating angel investment, you should read this.

Tim Berry

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    It is a great practical list and i agree with this as there is a need for every entrepreneur to look after a angel investor and list of things to be done while selecting investor is mentioned in this.

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    Thanks covel you have done a great job by interviewing angel investor Knox Massey and you have produced a good practical list which is useful for each entrepreneur.