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Angel Investing – Twelve Days of Christmas 2017

12 days of christmas: 12 Snowflakes

On the first day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
A Membership at The Wing!

On the second day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the third day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the fourth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the fifth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the sixth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the seventh day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the eighth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
8 Feminist Hashtags Trending
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the ninth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
9 New Women Investing
8 Feminist Hashtags Trending
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the tenth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
10 Stereotypes Imploding
9 New Women Investing
8 Feminist Hashtags Trending
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the eleventh day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
11 Women Campaigning
10 Stereotypes Imploding
9 New Women Investing
8 Feminist Hashtags Trending
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

On the twelfth day of Christmas
St. Nick sent to me:
12 Companies Scaling
11 Women Campaigning
10 Stereotypes Imploding
9 New Women Investing
8 Feminist Hashtags Trending
7 Opportunities for Networking
6 Cool Products Crowdfunding
5 New Female VCs
4 Stellar Pitch Decks
3 Awesome Male Investors
2 more Female Founders
and a Membership at The Wing!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

THE FUTURE IS FEMALE FOUNDERS & FUNDERS

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Angel Investing -After the Check….

So you just wrote the check! Now what?

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There is a perception out there that angel investors and venture capitalists are only focused on monetary gain and don’t work to support the success of their companies post-investment. Angels are making investments with the hope of a successful exit and unfortunately the statistics on the failure of startups are quite sobering. According to Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, the failure rate of startups is 30-40%. ( Source: HBS Working Knowledge Article by Carmen Nobel). But in addition to the potential investment returns, angel investing provides a unique platform for engaging with the companies in your portfolio, which is not the case when  investing in the public markets.

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