We all know that there’s just never enough time in a day to get everything done. Or there are those little tasks that we’re just better off outsourcing. In the Age of the Sharing Economy, Job-Runners is just the ticket. It’s an online marketplace that will help you find the help you need, when you […]
Alicia Syrett is the founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital, an angel investment firm that focuses on seed and early stage investments. With over 10 years’ experience in the financial industry, Syrett is a member of several angel networks, including Golden Seeds and NY Angels. She presently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors […]
Carol Curley is a leading woman in the angel investing world. She is currently an investor and managing director at Golden Seeds, one of the largest angel investment groups in the U.S., with over 300 angels located in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Golden Seeds is an “investment firm that pursues above-market returns […]
Today we hear from Miriam Eaves, angel investor and Managing Director of Cargile Group, an advisory firm that assists startups with corporate and business development activities, and growth strategies. Previously, she launched two UK technology firms spun out of the British government and funded by a UK private equity group, into the US market. Prior to that, she was a founding member of the executive teams of two successful venture capital-funded firms: Wit Capital and Consumer Financial Network. Eaves is also a Board Member of WPA, a service and advocacy organization committed to helping women who have histories with the criminal justice system to realize new possibilities for themselves and their families.
Angels can be hard to find – and to spot. Some work in packs. Others seem to work in the wild. To make it a bit easier, we’ve tracked down of some of the top New York-based angel groups, and here they are, in no particular order: Click here to see all 15 of the […]
Much has been said and written about the lack of women in the tech sector, be it as investors (or associates), founders or in management positions at major companies. Is the problem the old boys network – or that success in technology is seen as a young man’s game? In this series, we speak with […]
Editor’s note: We throw the term around everyday but what really is an angel investor? Our friends at SkillCrush provide a great run down. An angel investor is a wealthy individual who invests his or her own money (usually between $5,000-$250,000) in early-stage companies. So why would anyone want to risk that sort of money […]
Startup accelerator/incubator programs are fueled by passionate mentors who share their expertise, insights and experience with the founding teams in the program. Access to these networks of mentor relationships – and the opportunity to learn from their experiences – is frankly, a huge startup advantage. As only a select number of startups are admitted into […]