Tag Archives: Seed Investing

Respect the Stick

The hockey stick, that is. High impact entrepreneurs know – or learn pretty fast – that most angel and even most venture funds outside of the major venture centers take a perverse satisfaction in telling entrepreneurs that they are being … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Convertible Debt Valuation Caps

Convertible debt with an equity kicker – typically either in the form of warrant coverage or a discount on the conversion rice – is a common vehicle for seed stage financings.  As people on both sides of these deals have … Continue reading

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The Good Angel Investor (Part 1): Doing the Deal

At a time when lean startups often require considerably less than $1 million dollars to develop the proverbial minimum viable product and even validate the same with some customers, angel investors are playing an increasingly important role in startup financings.  … Continue reading

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Foundational Issues for Prospective Angel Investors

The angel investment community in Wisconsin has been growing steadily for several years now, and given the limited availability of professional venture capital in the State this is good news.  My purpose today is to offer some of the newer … Continue reading

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