Angel investors take risks in backing startup companies – but recent tax breaks make it a lot less risky than you may think!
Experienced angel investors know that to get a 3X return on their portfolio over five years, they need to shoot for 10X on each deal they do. With recent tax breaks, angels can do a lot less well on their investments and still put more money in their pocket at the end of the day. Angels who are a part of the 1% everyone is talking about now have tools to make sure that they stay in the top echelons of the wealthy. Read more
There’s a lot to know about angel investing, but the one thing most people miss is how to syndicate a deal. Almost every angel investment deal in an entrepreneur’s company is a syndication and there’s a lot more to it than just getting a bunch of investors together. Read more
For 30+ years Rockies Venture Club has brought together aspiring entrepreneurs and investors of all types and has emerged as the leading angel investing organization in Colorado. Read more
Better … Faster … Deal-Making
A Track Record of Success
Pursue your own successful investment strategy. Engage with thought leaders and experienced Angel investors. Don’t just take our word for it. Explore these recent success stories made possible by the Angel Capital Summit (ACS) hosted by Rockies Venture Club (RVC). Read more
Your chances of becoming a unicorn
The venture capital funnel below reveals how the sausage gets made in VC. We looked at over 1K startups that raised a Seed round in 2009 and 2010 and found only 22% made it to exit and 0.9% became unicorns (this vintage included Uber, Slack, and other success stories). See the full round-by-round stats here. Read more
I’ve been asked lately “what is an early exit?” It’s probably the most exciting and interesting topic for entrepreneurs and angel investors right now, so it’s worth a moment to talk about it. Read more
Rockies Venture Club (RVC) is excited to host this event as a part of Denver Startup Week. RVC investors pride themselves on being “anti-sharks” and negotiating fair deals for all parties, unlike ABC’s Shark Tank investors who often take 50% or more for their investment. Anti-sharks do well by aligning investments with founders and focusing on the exit strategy. We hope that after this event you will start thinking more like an anti-shark and help turn red oceans blue. Read more
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