Tech Startup Funding: Crowdfunding or VC

September 12th, 2015|

Free driving navigation app, Navmii, is in the middle of a Crowdcube campaign to crowdfund £1 million for its AI-fuelled personal assistant. Two days in, the app (valued at £25 million) had raised near £200,000. Techworld asks why it chose to crowdsource, and speaks to two UK startups that went a different route.

Navmii’s free mobile navigation app uses voice-guided […]

Pot Startups And Marijuana Angel Investors Are “Growing” Fast

September 5th, 2015|

Marijuana is big business, and I don’t mean in the illegal sense. Pot is slowly eradicating its misconception as a drop out drug for bums and hippies, which its been labeled as since the early 60’s.

Often perceived  as a recreational drug for liberal, free spirited and creative types, marijuana or weed as its commonly known has become an interesting and […]

The Most Important Variable to Boost Angel Investing Returns

August 19th, 2015|

There is a one variable that will boost Angel investing returns 7X.  This is according to Fundify partner AJ Watson – and he has some interesting data to back up his claim.

Perhaps you are psychic, or just super lucky, but for most early stage investors you dive in with your eyes wide-open and shoulder a lot of […]

I Made Angel Investing Mistakes, Here is How You Avoid Them

August 12th, 2015|

Yesterday the angel organization that I co-founded and had a big part in building had its annual meeting.   David Rose was our keynote speaker.  David started up the software company Gust.  It’s the software program 99% of angel organizations use to manage deal flow.  He also was integral in the startup of New York […]