Myth #4: You need to be an expert

Nope. Most people (nearly two-thirds) that join VentureSouth tell us that they are becoming angel investors for the first time.This is not deliberate: we are not seeking out people that do not know what angel investing is. Finding them, educating them, and then...

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Myth #2: You need to invest a lot of money

Following the math in the original article, you can create a portfolio of investments as a VentureSouth member for $50,000 (10x $5,000 investments) to $100,000 (20x $5,000 investments). The minimum commitment to our previous sidecar index fund, the Palmetto Angel...

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Executing Exits – feedback and thanks

Bill Payne’s Executing Exits workshop last Wednesday was a big success. Over 130 people – members and guests to this workshop – came to our Summit sessions last week. One attendee travelled over 300 miles, and two others travelled over 250 miles, to see Bill and learn...

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Executing Exits – “our” exits

We are bringing this Executing Exits workshop to the Carolinas for the first time because exits are so integral to angel investing, and so crucial to all the efforts aiming to develop our early stage community.We’re also personally interested in the workshop, as...

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Executing Exits – who should come?

After the first post about exits, a few people asked who should attend the Executing Exits workshop next week.Essentially, everyone:Investors·       An angel investor – obviously – whether in our groups, another group, or a “lone...

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