Finding "Unicorns:" Questions to Ask Before You Invest in a Startup

Finding "Unicorns:" Questions to Ask Before You Invest in a Startup

Many people ask me about startup investing and how to get started.   This post — while for informational purposes only and not investment advice — is intended to show you how one successful investor approached the early-stage game. Jason Calacanis (@jason) has made 125 early-stage startup investments and picked 6 “unicorns” (startups to exceed …

The Person I Call Most for Startup Advice (#97)

The Person I Call Most for Startup Advice (#97)

“Desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want.” – Naval Ravikant Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions, which went public as part of Shopping.com, and Vast.com. He is an active angel investor and has invested in more than 100 …

Kevin Rose and Tim Ferriss Discuss Angel Investing and Naming Companies

Tim and Kevin from Glenn McElhose on Vimeo. In this video, Kevin Rose — founder of Digg and others — and I talk about how we invest in other companies as “angels” and how we choose names for companies. Topics include: -How to test company or product names using Google AdWords -Kevin’s criteria for both …