Today’s startup round up news features a peek behind the “angel investor curtain” to reveal some secrets(or at least insight) into angel funding. We’ll also provide some entrepreneurial inspiration with “Entrepreneurs Don’t Just Think Outside the Box, They Shatter It” and other great startup reads. As well, comment and send us suggestions!
- A Peek Behind the Angel Curtain Reveals 3 Secrets to … – All of this has contributed to the slowing of our economy over the past two years, but is now finally showing signs of rejuvenation. With angel investing expected to pick up slightly in 2011, here is a “look behind the curtain” to see how one very successful angel investment group tracks and considers its investments.
- Entrepreneurs Don’t Just Think Outside the Box, They Shatter It – Want some entrepreneurial inspiration? Point your browser to Shatterbox, an online community that profiles young professionals and entrepreneurs through short videos. The company was founded by Amanda Holt, a 25-year-old New Yorker who graduated college in 2007 and had some uninspiring jobs. Then she decided to interview people on camera about their dreams — an effort that became Shatterbox. Read on!
- From Digging Ditches to Advising Young Entrepreneurs – Matt Wilson, the founder of Underceo.com talks about his own entrepreneurial journey.
- Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2011 – What’s on the horizon for us entrepreneurs? It looks optimistic, read on!