Does your company have a “dirty cap table?”

By Dave Berkus, Chairman Emeritus, Tech Coast Angels

How it happens

When you seek professional investors, whether organized angels or venture capitalists, one of the early questions you are asked is “How have you financed the business so far?”  Investors love to see entrepreneurs who have used their own money to ignite their businesses.… Read the rest

Leadership for the Pandemic and the New Normal

By Dan Rosen, Tech Coast Angels member and Chair of Alliance of Angels

The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused every startup to assess how to survive and plan to thrive in the “new normal.” No one knows what the new normal will look like, but based on other jolts to our economic system, we do know that life after this pandemic will be different than life before – at least for a while. … Read the rest