The Truth Behind Angel Investing in America
Reviews and Awards
What do we think we are doing? Scott Shane shows that we're not consistently targeting the best investments, or the best terms; that we're not as professional as venture capitalists - and our results reflect this lack of focus. Become a professional angel investor; start here to first learn the mistakes and omissions that angel investing is fraught with.
Venture capitalists, policy makers and entrepreneurs should read this book and take note. Scott Shane has uncovered the mythology surrounding angel investing by examining the facts and drawing crystal clear conclusions. I would thoroughly recommend this book to anyone, especially VCs, aiming to understand how they should engage with business angels in the future - Simon Barnes, Venture Capitalist with Tate and Lyle Ventures
Finally, the truth! Follow the facts in Fool's Gold? It is the entrepreneurs' guide to angel investing. - Barry Moltz, angel investor, entrepreneur, and author of Bounce
There is so much confusion today in the market place regarding start-up and angel financing. Having a definitive, factual based book about the subject is not only refreshing but a 'must have' if you are contemplating using this form of financing for your new company. Understanding how to finance your new company is such an important decision, learn as much as you can about that process by owning this book. - Randall Bambrough, Silicon Valley CFO and Lecturer at Santa Clara University