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If you are thinking about starting a company, chances are high that you may need to get funding from early stage investors, known as angels. Understanding what makes angel investors tick can be the difference between getting your startup funded or not. While all angels are different, there are some key things that you should know.
How do you find them, what are they looking for, what makes your company stand out as investable? And what do angels expect once they’ve invested in your company?
Learn from an experienced angel investor leader what really makes angels tick and how to get your company funded.
Ellen Weber serves as the Executive Director of Temple University’s Fox School of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, and an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship. She is also the Executive Director of Robin Hood Ventures (www.robinhoodventures.com), a leading angel group helping to fuel startup growth in the Philadelphia region. Previously, Ellen was the COO and co-founder of VisionMine (www.visionmine.com), which provides a specialized Open Innovation portal to large corporations.
Ellen has more than 25 years of experience creating strong teams and building strong leaders for emerging companies as well as Fortune 500 clients. She has been a Managing Director and Founder of Antiphony Partners, LLC, a strategic consulting firm that specializes in helping companies create sustainable value through innovation. Ellen graduated from The Wharton School with a B.S. in economics. In recognition of her support of the startup community, Ellen received the Iris Newman award from the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs, and the Philadelphia Business Journal Power 100 award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.