The Angel Investor's Handbook How to Profit from Early-Stage Investing
Gerald A. Benjamin
Joel MargulisVision Books : The Angel Investor's Handbook : Gerald A. Benjamin,Joel Margulis : Book (ISBN: 817094564X) Pages: 372 Price: Rs. 595 Format: Paperback
ISBN13/10: / 817094564X Availability: Yes Published in 2004
This essential handbook offers an
expert road map for success through the minefields of angel investing and pin
points how smart decisions are made in this high-stakes arena.
It reveals the real secrets to
success — not just how to pick a winner, but how to spot the losers. Step by
step, the book addresses every critical phase:
Develop investment criteria for
high portfolio returns while reducing downside risk.
Understand and manage risk.
Use active and passive
How to find the most promising
How to sidestep potentially
disastrous mistakes by conducting thorough due diligence.
Negotiate and structure the
Distinguish fact from fiction in
the business plan and company valuation.
Monitor the venture
Find the most profitable exit
Packed with detailed documents and term sheets from actual
transactions, this is the authoritative handbook on the exciting but risky world
of early-stage investing.
“The first book that captures the essence of what an angel investor
is . . . . Not only is (it) invaluable . . . but it is a must.” —John Ason, Board Member, NJ Entrepreneurs Network, Charter angel, NY New Media Association
"The Angel Investor’s Handbook covers the gamut: from generating deal flow to negotiating the sale of your private equity investment. It is a must-read." —Mike Pogue, President and CEO, Angel Capital Network, Inc.
Gerald A. Benjamin
Gerald A. Benjamin, is the senior managing partner and founder of International Capital Resources (ICR) in San Francisco, America’s largest nationwide angel investor network. ICR links almost 10,000 accredited investors with prescreened ventures in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Mr. Benjamin is also chairman of the Northern California Venture Forum and executive director of the Private Equity Research Institute. He has coauthored several books, including two on angel investing, and has worked as an entrepreneurial adviser for more than twenty-five years.