How Startups get to Screening at New York Angels

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How Startups get to Screening at New York Angelsangel investors, capital raise, funding, fundraising, New York Angels, plan, startups

by vanessaalexandra on August 14, 2013 with 0 comment

Once an application is submitted, the investors are involved from the beginning of the process.  Applications for funding are reviewed by industry experts.  This process works and we have funded companies from a cold application.  It is rare, but it has happened.   Referrals It helps if you know one of the angels and they …

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What makes a great meetup or party? The People.networking, New York Angels, party, startups, summer

by vanessaalexandra on July 24, 2013 with 0 comment

Tuesday night was the New York Angels Annual Summer Soiree and it was fantastic!  It was a mélange of members and their guests, plus portfolio CEOs, VC friends, and other friends of ours in the startup community.  It was a great venue, good food and a few fun extras to add to the spirit of …

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The Fun of Screening Day at New York Angels

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The Fun of Screening Day at New York Angelsfundraising, New York Angels, pitching, startups

by vanessaalexandra on July 11, 2013 with 0 comment

Yesterday morning was the screening day at the New York Angels where we have companies pitch for funding.  On a monthly basis, we review 14-16 companies in two rooms running concurrently.  Selected from our pre-screen process and referrals by members – it lends itself to be an exciting morning.   What really happens Companies are …

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Four years later… Tech Business Consultant – Art Gallery Professional – Director at New York Angels

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Four years later… Tech Business Consultant – Art Gallery Professional – Director at New York Angelscareers, change, growth, jobs

by vanessaalexandra on June 3, 2013 with 0 comment

It was four year ago this week that I left my safe corporate gig during the 2009 post-financial crisis meltdown and record spikes of unemployment.  I wanted something more, something interesting, something challenging.  The role I had felt limited and not challenging enough.  When I reached for more challenges, I felt a culture of “do …

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