Archive for April 2024

This historical or look back perspective is based on a survey conducted by the Angel Capital Association in Q1 and Q2 of 2021 compared to the same survey conduct two years later in 2023. As a result, we are able to understand and contrast the sentiments of angel groups in 2023 compared to 2021. It is important to look back and review actual data around angel group behavior in order to dispel theories or unsubstantiated assumptions people may have during these two important timeframes.
In conducting due diligence for early stage companies, we often consider a company’s portfolio of patents and/or patents pending. If the idea behind the company is compelling, most likely there will be competitors and we’d like to understand what (if any) barriers the company has to such competition. Patents are an obvious potential barrier