Angel investing

As the digital world advances swiftly, Web3 (or Web 3.0) and the decentralized internet are reshaping our daily online interactions. In this new environment, you’re not just observing; you become an active participant, a creator, challenging the conventional, centralized structures. This article provides a thorough introduction, offering insights and perspectives for understanding and engaging with emerging technologies, including investment strategies.
In this article, we will look at 6 checkpoints that angel investors, regardledd of experience, can use to evaluate an investment opportunity better.

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

During each year’s transition to the next, we take the chance to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of the past, but our focus remains on the future.

By: Sonia Gioseffi, Partner, K&L Gates

The venture capital industry has exploded in both dollars and geography since its beginnings, as evidenced by an increase in the size of venture capital funds and the attraction of large pools of capital from institutional investors. 

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

As new developments unfold regarding President Biden's proposed tax increases, the Angel Capital Association, in collaboration with our partners at GrayRobinson, pledges to keep our members updated with information as it becomes available. ACA, along with our Public Policy team, is working diligently to continue to protect our members and angels in the startup ecosystem. 

By: Dror Futter, Legal and Business Adviser to Startups, Venture Capital Firms and Technology Companies
This article originally appeared in Crowdfund Insider.

Imagine a Baskin Robbins where you can get any flavor you want, as long as it is vanilla. Based on recent data provided by the National Venture Capital Association in partnership with Aumni, the market for venture capital deal terms seem to be that kind of store. 

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

After a tireless effort ultimately met with success, Louisiana angel investors are able to celebrate new opportunities for the early-stage ecosystem!  On August 20, 2021, Louisiana Angel Investor Tax Credit program rule changes made by Louisiana Economic Development went into effect.  This tax credit is now available for investments that are in the form of convertible or subordinate debt.  The significant change enhances the availability of capital for Louisiana-based companies. 

By: Daren Cotter, Tech Entrepreneur & Investor, Member of Gopher Angels

I’ve been asked this question many times over the past 8 years. As my portfolio has grown, so has my answer to this question. I’m sharing my thought process because perhaps it will nudge some of you to angel invest too! 

By: Kevin Learned, Partner of Sage Growth Capital

The pros and cons of convertible notes have been thoroughly documented. However, the tax consequences of a convertible note have not been explored in as much depth. This blog post is an attempt to document the adverse tax effects that have surprised some investors. 

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer

As the fiscal year draws to a close, we are taking a moment to celebrate our accomplishments in these unprecedented times – and we’re charting a course to create a powerful future. 

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How to Invest in Web3: A Beginner’s Roadmap by Sunita Arnold  on  February 26
Public Policy Quarterly Newsletter Issue 2 by Angel Capital Association  on  February 16