Startup Digest

Angel Investor

March 17, 2017

Hi, angels! 

Here you have some of the posts I have been reading this week and hope you find some relevant stories.  

"How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case." - Robert G. Allen

Keep on investing!

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2016 Did Not See A Slowdown In Angel Investment

Shweta Modgil - Inc42

- Kickstarting LetsVenture’s flagship event LetsIgnite 2017 conference, co-founder Shanti Mohan in her keynote stated how this year’s the event aimed to focus on what the two sides of the ecosystem...

13 Global Markets TNW Recommends for Business Expansion

Lauren Gilmore - TNW

- If you have a product or skill with the potential to benefit thousands, or even millions more, it doesn’t make sense to confine your business to a single community. It’s not unlikely, then, for an entrepreneur to crave more. In this aspect, the world is their oyster.

Bike-Sharing Startup LimeBike Raises $12 Million Led by Andreessen Horowitz

Bérénice Magistretti - VentureBeat

- LimeBike has a different approach to bike-sharing. The startup aims to create networks of shared bikes that depend neither on docking stations nor government subsidies. 

Why Investors Are Bullish Again on (Some) Sharing Economy Startups

Sonya Mann - Inc.

- After a sharp pullback in 2016, investors are once again eager to put money into sharing economy and on-demand startups, provided they're the ones that are winning.

Applying to an Accelerator

Nicole Glaros - Techstars Blog

- Cody Simms, Greg Rogers (Executive Directors) and Nicole Glaros (Chief Product Officer) of Techstars answered questions from founders about applying to an accelerator. 

Deal of the Week: Fitso

Jett Suthar - The Tech Portal

- Fitso, a mobile application based social network for fitness enthusiasts, has today announced that it has raised $200,000 in its fresh funding round from a group of angel investors.

Twitter is the 'Worst Stock You Could Own' in Tech, says Investor Calacanis

Chantel McGee - CNBC

- He compared Twitter to several other social media networks, including Instagram — which has grown more than 50 percent — compared to Twitter, which has grown about 3 percent in the last fiscal year.

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