The number of angel investors investing in early and mid-stage companies in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years. So what does it take to raise angel funding today? Peter discusses how entrepreneurs should prepare for this kind of fundraising, what they should expect when a deal goes through, and how to manage ongoing relationships with investors. He also touches on the differences between friends and family money, angel investors, and venture capital funding. Read more

Some people think only the mega-corporations like Exxon and BP are leading the way in oil and gas investment, but Angel Investors are having an impact as well.  In Colorado oil wells can be drilled for $1.5 million – about the same amount as a typical Angel Investment Deal.  Angels are profiting from these investments – even after the recent cuts in oil prices. Read more

There are two major classes of investments you can make in cannabis companies, and every investor should know the difference. Read more

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Rockies Venture Club (RVC) will host its second annual Cannabis Capital Summit on June 16. And what a difference a year makes. The industry and the investors putting money into it have gotten a lot smarter. Read more

What a difference a year makes.  Twelve months ago we were working with our first cohort of companies coming through the Cannabis Capital Summit and we found that the experience was very different from the tech, life science, health care and consumer goods companies we typically work with. Read more

Maybe you’ve been thinking of registering for this year’s Cannabis Capital Summit and wanted some reasons to say “yes”.  Well, here’s what you’ve been waiting for! Read more

Rockies Venture (RVC) is excited to announce the release of a new member/investor communications app. “Providing member/investor communications is fundamental to RVC mission, noted Peter Adams. Read more

By Thomas B. Cross email on Twitter @TECHtionary

This article was inspired by Peter Adams blog post about the The Venture Capital Pitch – Team Slides.  Here are few Angel Insights that you could consider discussing during a “deep dive” or other discussions with the start up under consideration. Read more