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What have been everyone's experiences investing with EquityZen and similar services?

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Best way to buy equity in pre IPO startups?

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Just made my first angel investment in a startup… Do you remember your first check? how successful was it (pls be painfully honest :) ?

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How hard are the Series 7, 65, or 82 exams? Interested in those because I don’t see myself reaching accredited status via capital alone any time soon.

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Any investors have insights into what you look for investing in a social media platform? Is this something you do or do not have interest in/why? Background is development of a social media platform… more

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Looking to confirm or crush my expectation as part of a business model. Are M&A like technology assessments somewhat standardized for angel investors or do you start by independently evaluating sp… more

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A question for VCs: I’m currently a VC analyst. I want to eventually come back to the VC industry and perhaps become a partner (if possible). However, there’s an opportunity to work at an Endowment Fu… more

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Any investors have experience in pharma? I have a client looking for Angel investors and their minimum is $250k+, as an investor what are you looking for? TIA

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Any angel investors seeking to make an investment and connect with entrepreneurs, take a look at the US Investment Network. Pretty cool platform that is just starting out. It’s free and has some cool … more

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Anyone interested in joining my newly launched angel investment network? It’s entirely free and takes less than a minute to sign up. Comment below and I will DM you! Thanks!

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Which Angel network is worth joining? Some require membership fees. How do we know if that’s worth the money?Thanks!

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Hey investors - question from the other side: when you’re looking to invest, what are the biggest components you look for?

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Does anyone have a personal success story as an angel investment?

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How can I expand my network to the VC world? I know hanging around Silicon Valley is a great start but I’m trying to find a more direct approach, willing to travel. Any thoughts?

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Fellow VC analysts/associates: what time do you guys go to bed? I’ve been working until 1-2am, Monday-Sunday in the past few weeks and I’m new to this job. Is this normal?

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How did you all start as an angel investor? I am interested in becoming one… but don’t know how to start. I have 20 yoe in tech, and currently work for a faang. My entire portfolio is in stocks and re… more

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Who here actually qualifies as an accredited investor?

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What’s your end game with angel investing? Actually generate a return? Bragging rights? Learning?

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Who has angel invested here? Trying to gauge experience levels. Seems the we have a a mix of experience which is great!

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Am I correct in my assumption that with the new accreditation laws, anyone can pursue a Series 65 unsponsored and earn accredited investor status?

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How old were you when you first reached accredited investor status?

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Anyone aware of the best data sources for angel investing? Would love to understand returns but assets, stage, involvement, check size, cap table, etc…

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I've noticed that a lot of angel group meetings happen during the work day. My understanding is that most angels have other day jobs. Do people just take time off work to go to these meetings? … more

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Did the power make Elizabeth Holmes crazy or was she already crazy? How did investors not catch it?

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Angel investors invest at the most risky time & take exit at the most lucrative time That’s why they’re called angels, but why is it VC with the GOD complex.

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