Celebrating the birth of my son [http://adii.me/2011/11/startups-babies/],
obviously hasn't brought enough "newness" to my life lately with a bunch of
exciting things happening elsewhere too. Heck, when it rains it pours.
One of my ambitions this year has been to step up my angel investing
A couple of weeks ago I joined AngelList hoping to get into the angel investment
scene and diversify my own business interests (as well as meeting new people and
having stimulating / challenging business conversations about their work). I've
had a couple of introductions to startups which I thought had some
I've stated a couple of times in the last year that I'd love to get into the
angel investment space and I'm proud to announce that we've (I'm doing this with
my wife, Jeanne [http://twitter.com/jeanne_vos]) made our first investment in
Bella Vita Interiors [http://bvinteriors.co.
I'd add"it takes money to make money".
If you can't de-risk such an early stage startup, then we're basically talking
about gambling to some extent. Yes social proof works well and gut feel (based
on experience) works too, but many of these type of investments won't work out.
So as I’ve mentioned before, I’m really keen to do some angel / seed investing
[http://adiirockstar.com/post/484312101/startups-anyone] (via iincubate, which
will also fall under the radiiate umbrella) in the future and as a result I’ve
been following quite a few influential peeps in that