Our “Ask ActSeed” team recently received a question from an entrepreneur who wanted to restart his company, find angel investors and be prepared to provide investors with the info they want. Here’s what we told him: “The information below is an […]

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If you think your startup or product idea can survive an interrogation on national TV, then contact us now. Yun Lingner is the Co-Executive Producer for a TV series on ABC called Shark Tank, a Mark Burnett Productions show. If you’re not familiar with this […]

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How University-Affiliated Angel Groups are Helping Fuel Startups While Supporting Higher Education. Angel investors typically congregate into formal angel groups based upon geographic proximity and interests in certain industry sectors and/or specific growth stages.  While these characteristics generally reflect the commonality […]

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ActSeed’s mission of reducing small business failure rates depend upon both well-prepared entrepreneurs and well-informed investors. This new series of articles, called “Kick the Tires”, will help both investors and entrepreneurs align for the best chances to achieve reciprocal success.  [“Kicking the Tires” […]

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What is compatibility in the context of small business investing and why is it important?  Private direct investment is very different than buying a publicly traded security. Investors do not have the same regulatory support or liquidity as a publicly traded stock.  While we […]

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On November 2, Foley & Lardner and CONNECT hosted another solid emerging technologies conference in San Diego. The theme this year was “Do You Speak Entrepreneur?”.       While the full day of panel-driven sessions was meant for tech […]

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