Tag: angel


Treat your Angels Right

Posted on 23rd February, by josh in Founder Advice, Uncategorized. 4 Comments

Before joining Matrix, I’ve had some experience with seed investors — I had a dozen or so of them at Betfair (Flutter), my first company, and then made a number of investments myself when my entrepreneurial investments began to bear fruit.  The following advice comes out of my experience, and while I was not terrible at it, I can’t claim I did this perfectly as a founder — you learn from what you do wrong as well as right.

Seed investors generally have little information rights, and that’s as it should be — as CEO you shouldn’t be spending a bunch of time updating these guys.  However, I’d argue it’s in your best interest to make at least a minimum of effort in communicating with your early supporters.  You should do this on a regular basis, whether the … Read More »




From the Blog

Are Great Entrepreneurs Crazy?

 

 I’ve been thinking a lot about this exchange between two successful investors that popped up in my Twitter feed...

Regulation and Startups

 

This post originally appeared in PandoDaily.

How should entrepreneurs (and investors) factor the risks and challenges of regulation into their...

That’s a nice little $40M ecommerce company you have there. Call me when it scales

It will surprise a lot of entrepreneurs to learn that building an e-commerce business with $10 million to $20 million in revenues is not...