Fund your startup with smart angel investors The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital from Angel Investors is a comprehensive reference for entrepreneurs searching for seed money and early–stage capital. Author Tarby Bryant is a well–known name in the startup community, both as an entrepreneur and investor, and has facilitated over 400 capital fundings across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, and Japan. In this book, Bryant discloses the secrets to smart startups and provides the information and guidance entrepreneurs need to secure investors. You'll learn what angel investors look for before writing a check to a young company, and you'll gain the insight of seasoned entrepreneurs who have successfully raised capital in the most difficult circumstances. When you've exhausted your network of the three "Fs" – friends, family, and fools – it's time to seek assistance from angels. Angel investing is growing, with over $40 billion in investments going to startup companies worldwide, and more and more investors are leaning toward funding promising young ventures. It's not as simple as explaining your concept and asking for money – you have to sell potential investors on the profitability, sustainability, and longevity of your idea. This guide shows you how to shape your approach to appeal to your audience, and how to attract the funding you need. Topics include: Preparing your pitch Structuring your offering for broad appeal Assembling your management team Attracting a world–class board of advisors The book covers every angle of starting up lean, and describes the methods and approaches that allow your business to start off on the right track, even with limited funds. The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital from Angel Investors is an indispensable resource, helping you build your investor base with angel investors for today and tomorrow.
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