Angel

  • by Jason Calacanis
  • Narrated by Jason Calacanis
  • 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of Silicon Valley's most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in start-ups.
There are two ways to make money in start-ups: create something valuable - or invest in the people that are creating valuable things.
Over the past 25 years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortune investing in creators, spotting and helping build and fund a number of successful technology start-ups - investments that have earned him tens of millions of dollars. Now, in this enlightening guide that is sure to become the bible for 21st century investors, Calacanis takes potential angels step by step through his proven method of creating massive wealth: start-ups.
As Calacanis makes clear, you can get rich - even if you came from humble beginnings (his dad was a bartender, his mom a nurse), didn't go to the right schools, and weren't a top student. The trick is learning how angel investors think. Calacanis takes you inside the minds of these successful moneymen, helping you understand how they prioritize and make the decisions that have resulted in phenomenal profits. He guides you step by step through the process, revealing how leading investors evaluate new ventures, calculating the risks and rewards, and explains how the best start-ups leverage relationships with angel investors for the best results.
Whether you're an aspiring investor or a budding entrepreneur, Angel will inspire and educate you on all the ins of outs. Buckle up for a wild ride into the world of angel investing!
This audiobook edition of Angel includes exclusive bonus one-on-one interviews with Jason Calacanis and professional angel investors. Featured are Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister, multiple start-up investor Gil Penchina, founding partner at XG Ventures Andrea Zurek, and serial entrepreneur and start-up mentor Ed Roman.

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Jason demystifies Angel investing

Jason's passion and expertise in business startups advice is well known.

With this book he has now shared his passion and knowledge for angel investing in this straight talking guide perfect for those just starting out.

Jason continues to prove himself as one of the best educators in the startup ecosystem.
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- Matt

As a 'Founder' - helpful and inspiring ideas.

I enjoyed gathering the perspectives of an investor, even though I am looking for a VC rather than an Angel. The discussions at the end were helpful too. I will use it to get a better outcome with my VC.
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- Darryl Reeves

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-07-2017
  • Publisher: Harper Audio