"If you are a curious person if you like to understand industries, invest in someone who's doing something you want to explore."
"Growing up, I was encouraged to go deep and investigate thoroughly if I'm passionate about something."
Where do you start when you're first considering angel investing?
"Instead of focusing on the cheque size, focus on how you can support the founder and add value."
"Ask founders who else has invested in them and look at who else is on the cap table because then that's a good enough reason to reach out to someone a…
"Angel investors are followers: we trust other angels who are investing in the right people. If you can lean on others, you're reducing more risk than …
"Don't start by doing direct angel investments. I would advocate getting on AngelList and backing syndicates"
"Part of the job that no one tells you about is communicating with other investors so that the founders can do their work."
"I suspect there will be a democratization of angel investing. I think there will be an increased ability to be able to write smaller checks into start…
I spend time talking to founders and picking out characteristics that show they're not a quitter in the face of adversity. They persevere because this …
"I prefer technology companies versus technology-enabled service companies. In my mind, the biggest difference is their ability to scale."
"If I read about something that was interesting, I might reach out to the founder. You'll be surprised by the number of founders that respond and are i…