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The Evolution of Angels into VC’s

We’ve been witnessing an institutionalizing of angel investing in recent years.  For the most part, it’s good. There continues to be a gap in the market for stage appropriate seed investors, especially in the East Coast.  But it’s interesting to watch some of these funds pursue a predictable path of evolution.  It’s goes something like […]


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What Is The Ideal Seed Round Composition?

I’ve been having this conversation quite a few times over the last several weeks, so I thought it would be important to do a post on this.The question that I often get asked is “how should I think about the composition of my seed round?”   This is related to my prior post on how […]


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Where to find angel funding in Boston

I’ve often heard that there is a shortage of seed-stage investment capital in the Boston area, especially in the consumer realm.  Nabeel Hyatt, founder of Conduit Labs put it pretty succinctly: “This is in IMHO *the* biggest impediment to a stronger startup culture. There is no ecosystem of consumer angels in Boston, at all.” There […]