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...

August 08, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Expectations for Director Conduct and Value

Hold your board accountable for value-add, just like they hold you accountable for performance.
Read more...
May 24, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Running a Good Board Meeting

Good board meetings don't happen by accident; they are the product of planning and an active facilitator.
Read more...
March 21, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Make Your Board Work for You

Tips for making your startup board of directors work for you.
Read more...
February 15, 2017

Engaging in Straight Talk: Operating a Customer Council

A practical guide to running a customer council.
Read more...
January 26, 2017

Taking it To the Streets: The Argument for Using a Customer Council

An overview of how to set up a customer council as a really powerful tool for product and company strategy.
Read more...
December 20, 2016

Superstars for Rent: How to Build Your Advisory Board

Surround yourself with experts at each stage of the game.
Read more...
November 14, 2016

Reconciliation - Shaping Trump Polices to Drive Innovation and Jobs

The innovation economy is key to our national prosperity and competitiveness. In times of populism, innovators must make their voices heard.
Read more...
November 01, 2016

Board Basics: Advisory Boards

An overview of the difference between corporate and advisory boards and why you need both.
Read more...
October 11, 2016

Avoid These Five Deep Dive Meeting Pitfalls

Even an experienced entrepreneur can trip up in a deep dive - here are five traps to avoid.
Read more...
September 20, 2016

Surviving A Deep Dive Meeting

Getting through an investor deep dive takes all the communication skills you can muster - particularly listening skills.
Read more...