Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News

  • Ashton Kutcher Knows What He Doesn’t Know About Startups: https://bit.ly/lh9fBW
  • Venture capital investment in UK start-ups drops 30pc: https://bit.ly/klmDET
  • What makes a startup successful? Blackbox report aims to map the startup genome: https://tcrn.ch/mSEB3X
  • India among most entrepreneur-friendly nations: Global poll: https://bit.ly/jYKjfh
  • Overview of Angel Investing in Singapore: https://bit.ly/lAQC29
  • Results from a recent survey driven by Super Angel Investors David Lee and Ron Conway: https://scr.bi/mnQ5AI

Business Plans & Pitching

  • Venture capitalist gives entrepreneurs tips on the best pitch: https://bit.ly/mzN3yH
  • Effective Business Plan Writing Guide: https://bit.ly/mcyr65
  • Angel investors, what are they looking for? https://bit.ly/jzCF5s
  • Top 10 business plan mistakes: https://bit.ly/mN8Mze

Fund Raising

  • How to raise money for small businesses: https://bit.ly/mgAkgp
  • How to Grab the Attention of Angel Investors: https://bit.ly/lllc0l
  • Funding Considerations for those Starting or Expanding a Small Business: https://bit.ly/loJqj2
  • 5 great ways to find funding for your company: https://bit.ly/laQjUe
  • Top 10 Mistakes When Dealing with Venture Capitalists: https://bit.ly/kvMcOJ

Marketing & Social Media

  • Six Keys to Managing Your Reputation on the Web: https://bit.ly/lN9Mpa
  • How to market your business online: https://bit.ly/myXqCA
  • The 6 Step Process for Measuring Social Media: https://bit.ly/lxKnFa

Start-Up & Entrepreneurship

  • Four tests to test for a good startup idea: https://bit.ly/jPTrv5
  • 3 Key Metrics To Measure Social Media Success: https://bit.ly/lzhkRt
  • Entrepreneurship not defined by age: https://bit.ly/mjzrSD
  • The Five Best Small-Business Resources You’re Not Using: https://bit.ly/kU52fO
  • The 7 signs of failure for internet startups: https://bit.ly/kA63EE
  • A great idea is only the beginning, here are some key elements every successful entrepreneur should possess: https://bit.ly/itbIbH

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Funding Roundup

Here’s a roundup of some of the recent seed-stage and angel deals from around the world: 

  • Jeevanti Healthcare, who are looking to start small-scale or secondary hospitals in Maharashtra and Gujarat, wins $2.2m from Seedfund
  • Ashton Kutcher – heartthrob, angel investor & Twitter master – has invested in Airbnb, a global network of accommodations offered by locals
  • Fotomoto, which offers an innovative way for photographers, artists & content publishers to sell images online, wins $1.2m Series A funding
  • zeedna.com, an online social publishing and ecommerce platform and a Baraka Venture portfolio company secures angel funding
  • Vaccine developer Arbovax Inc. has raised $1.74 million from nine investors in its $2 million equity offering.
  • inStream Media, creator of a marketing tool that merges retail point-of-purchase advertising with mobile messaging, raises $1.38m funding
  • Resilient Network Systems, a security & networking startup targeting the healthcare industry, wins $5m from Alsop Louie Partners & Angels
  • Radisens Diagnostics, which makes a portable diagnostic kit for doctors to quickly diagnose a range of complaints, lands a €1.1m investment
  • Activation Media, a pioneer in immersive, cross-platform entertainment, has landed seed funding from a group of private investors
  • Data tracking startup Mixpanel raises $1.25 million from Sequoia, Rabois, Levchin, and Birch
  • Benzinga has received investment from Lightbank, the technology investment fund started by Groupon co-founders Eric Lefkofsky & Brad Keywell
  • Saygent, a start up that is developing a crowdsourcing- powered automated voice response & analysis platform, has raised $1m in seed funding
  • BuySimple raises $700K seed funding from investors including Farhad Mohit, founder of Shopzilla & Gripe, and Jack Abraham, founder of Milo
  • ValueAppeal, which provides home owners with an online property tax appeal service, lands an additional $1.6 million from angel investors

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News 

  • New version of US Startup Visa Bill generates buzz among NRIs: https://bit.ly/lSv9gO
  • 6 Important Tips First-Time Startup Investors: https://bit.ly/mshFNE
  • Startup Illinois Launches to Accelerate Growth and Inspire Local Entrepreneurs: https://bit.ly/mr0pk3
  • 10 Things You Need to Check Before Investing in a Startup: https://bit.ly/iHnUAz
  • Hickenlooper signs angel-investor credit, ag tax break: https://bit.ly/liSAch
  • Australian start-up numbers on the rise as Tasmania ranked top for SMEs: https://bit.ly/kRTtvj

Business Plans & Pitching

  • Business Planning: Document successes well and remember to share them: https://bit.ly/kzHFG3
  • Creating a business plan and strong marketing message: https://bit.ly/mP44fe
  • The Right Way to Pitch to Angel Investors: https://bit.ly/lt7zPr
  • Develop Killer Pitch Technique: https://bit.ly/k8DE31
  • 5 Elements of an Effective Business Plan That Will Leave Them Begging for More: https://bit.ly/lJ6qHU

Fund Raising

  • How to Attract Angel Investors: https://bit.ly/ezxDIs
  • How to snare a US investor: https://bit.ly/jrXHNM

Marketing & Social Media

  • 6 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Local Search Results: https://bit.ly/mQ6CT6
  • Top 6 Small Business Marketing Mistakes: https://bit.ly/iIhs21
  • 5 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile: https://bit.ly/j8e9op
  • Five Social Media Must-Haves for Crisis: https://bit.ly/mG4zvB

Start-Up & Entrepreneurship

  • Being Best More Important than Being First: https://bit.ly/ig3tLE
  • 10 Sites To Find Employees For Your Startup: https://bit.ly/ljxMtz
  • Ten reasons to start a company; ten reasons not to: https://bit.ly/iF6T44
  • 9 ways to attract world-class board members: https://bit.ly/m2iNQc
  • 7 Types of Entrepreneurs; which one are you? https://bit.ly/jahgcP
  • 10 Steps From Idea to Business. A cheat sheet to turn your vision for a successful new business into a reality: https://bit.ly/l1uePm

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