Christopher Mirabile is the Chairman of the Angel Capital Association (ACA), the leading professional and trade association for angel groups and accredited individual angel investors. He is the co-founder of portfolio management tool Seraf-investor.com. He is also co-Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, a venture investment group focused on seed and early-stage investments in technology-oriented companies. Read more...

April 11, 2016

2016 Crowdfunding Rules: How The Restrictions Work and Why It Matters

Crowdfunding is at hand but unfortunately, it may not be time for startups to celebrate just yet; here's why:
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April 05, 2016

2016 Crowdfunding Rules: More Complicated Than You Think

Equity crowdfunding has arrived. Unfortunately, it is not all it is cracked up to be.
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February 09, 2016

Common Ground - Negotiating Reasonable Deal Terms

Finding the right balance with priced round deal terms is the key to getting a good deal done.
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January 19, 2016

Piecing the Puzzle Together: Putting Deal Terms in Context

Understanding priced round deal terms is much easier when you group them by concept.
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January 06, 2016

Understanding The Investor's Perspective in Priced Rounds

Making sense of out the many issues is actually pretty easy when you understand the concepts the issues cluster around.
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December 23, 2015

The Valuation Trap: Pricing Your Deal Strategically

A high early valuation on your start-up is often not a good thing. This article explains why.
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November 30, 2015

Minding the Fort: Key Entrepreneur Concerns in Priced Rounds

An overview of the key issues and concerns entrepreneurs have when considering raising money.
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November 03, 2015

Arranged Marriage: How Priced Rounds Really Work

If convertible debt causes misalignments, how are priced rounds better, and how do they really work?
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October 07, 2015

Lesser of Two Evils: Convertible Debt or Priced Round?

An investor takes a thorough look at the pros and cons of using convertible debt in start-up investment rounds.
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