Category Archives: Angels

Angel investing

Rather be a Shark or an Angel?

Amused that ABC thought there was any entertainment value in showing the entrepreneur-investor fund-raising process (yawn!), I checked out the first few episodes of Shark Tank. Actually, it’s pretty entertaining, and my kids and I are now sitting in front … Continue reading

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Nami Media Entrepreneurship Award and Interview on socalTECH

A few days ago, we learned that Nami Media had been selected as a Finalist for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Entretech Entrepreneursip Award 2008. Only three finalists made our category of emerging companies with annual revenues of $1-$8 million, and after attending … Continue reading

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Radio Interview on U Gotta Get Funded

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Tony DeMaio for the emerging Internet radio company, BigMediaUSA, for his program Ugotta Get Funded. A number of Pasadena Angels have been interviewed about the Angel funding process, but my topic … Continue reading

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Assima Buys IMS Learning

Selling your “baby” is always done with mixed emotions, but in this case, I am excited to finally reveal that the British company Assima Ltd. has purchased IMS Learning A/S as of 1/1/07, the company I co-founded in Copenhagen in 1994 … Continue reading

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Angel Funding Process – better than herding cats

Angel funding for growing companies is a mysterious process to most entrepreneurs.  Somewhere between hitting up your rich uncle and begging for a loan at the bank, a professional angel group can provide $250,000 to $1.5m in equity funds to … Continue reading

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