Tuesday, December 3, 2013

What you need to know to become an angel investor - WSJ.com

What you need to know to become an angel investor - WSJ.com

The odds are stacked against you.

Roughly three-quarters of venture-backed firms in the U.S. don't return investors' capital, according to a study released last year by Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School.
What's more, you can't minimize your risk by investing in thousands of startups in one shot through a vehicle such as a mutual fund, says Jeff Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. It's up to you to build a sizable portfolio of your own.

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