Archive for April 2013

Following our recent 2013 ACA Summit, we decided it’s a good time to take a step back and consider the accomplishment: This year boasted the largest worldwide gathering ever of accredited angel investors. With over 660 attendees from 27 countries, the event was buzzing with talk of deal flow, innovation, and job growth. Takeaways from ACA Chairman David Verrill are captured in this brief video.

From this three-day event, four key themes emerged that are evolving the angel investing landscape:

This post is by William Carleton.  William serves on the Angel Capital Association's Public Policy Committee Advisory Council. He speaks and presents frequently to angel groups and to the general public, most recently concerning the JOBS Act. He is a contributing editor at VC Experts, where his posts on implementation of the JOBS Act are published every Wednesday.  Read the original article here.

"California Assembly Member, Bonnie Lowenthal, recently introduced the 'Right to Know Act of 2013' (AB 1291), which would require any company that retains a California resident’s personal information to provide a copy of that information to that person, free of charge, within 30 days of the request."

Can you imagine a tiny, five person startup company dealing with such requests from the 1,000 investors it raised an aggregate couple hundred thousands dollars from?

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