Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups

By David S Rose

Angel investing has exploded during the past decade, channeling over $20 billion annually into startup companies in the U.S. alone. But until now it has been a niche activity—a way for power-players and risk-lovers to place exciting, high-stakes bets on promising new ventures. Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups is the first book of its kind to discuss the human and financial rewards of being an angel investor, the benefits of joining an angel group, and the crowdfunding revolution that is bringing early-stage investing to millions of new participants. Investors looking for a powerful new asset class will find Angel Investing a valuable and comprehensive resource.

Topics include:

  • The angel's role in a startup

  • How to find early-stage, high-growth opportunities

  • Evaluating entrepreneurs and backing the right ones

  • Performing due diligence on potential investments

  • Increasing opportunities while decreasing risks

About the author: David S Rose has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, & a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. He is a serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO who chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups. David is also CEO of Gust, the standard collaboration platform for over 250,000 startups and 50,000 early-stage investors.

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