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Winning Angels The 7 Fundamentals of Early Stage Investing

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ISBN-10: 0273649167

ISBN-13: 9780273649168

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Amis, Howard H. Stevenson

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Angel investing, or investing in start-up and early stage businesses can offer very high rewards. It can also lead to 0% returns. The authors offer a seven step approach to assessing risk and investing in such ventures.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: FT Press
Publication date: 3/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Amis has been involved in angel investing, capital matchmaking, and start-ups since 1989. In 1995 he led the buyout of Venture Capital Report (UK), the first and most successful angel introduction service in the world and served as Managing Director until 1997. In 1998 he founded Capitalyst (www.capitalyst.com) which provides co-investment opportunities to angel investors using a proprietary screening process called StartUpScreen. In 1999 he founded the StartUpFund which allows investors to participate in a diversified portfolio of over 35 early stage investments. He is also a featured speaker at conferences and workshops throughout the USA and Europe.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
The angel investor and investing strategy
The angel investor learning curve
Creating your angel investing strategy
The angels in this book
The seven fundamentals
4 Takeaways
The seven fundamentals of early-stage investing
Sourcing: 1st fundamental
Start section
Generating deal flow
Activities in detail
Things to think about
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Sourcing
Evaluating: 2nd fundamental
Start section
The Harvard framework
The expanded framework
Risk
Angel strategies for winning and speed
Rejection section
Things to think about
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Evaluating
Valuing: 3rd fundamental
Start section
The five approaches to valuation
The 12 methods
Interelate example
Four levers of early-stage returns
Things to think about
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Valuing
Structuring: 4th fundamental
Start section
Two camps
Deal terms
The three fundamental structures
Future rounds
The VC perspective
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Structuring
Negotiating: 5th fundamental
Start section
Angels who don't negotiate
Angels who do negotiate
If you are going to negotiate
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Negotiating
Supporting: 6th fundamental
Start section
The five participation roles
Value events
The four types of start-ups
Things to think about
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Supporting
Harvesting: 7th fundamental
Start section
The seven harvesting methods
Negative harvests and other exits
Harvesting value events
Things to think about
Winning angels 2000
Special sections
4 Takeaways From Harvesting
Angels and other investors
Biographies of the angels interviewed in this book
Bibliography
Glossary
Index