Wondering which startups are most promising right now? Breakout List just published an excellent list of high potential startups for 2017. They surveyed investors to get you the inside scoop on hundreds of companies. Many of these companies are less risky than the average startup. They've proven a market for
We’re damn excited to announce that we’ve acquired Product Hunt. Product Hunt is the place to discover your next favorite thing. Every day, its global community finds the latest, most interesting products. It’s simply a must-read in technology. Why we’re joining forces Together, we'll be one
We interviewed Steve Newcomb and learned how he hires and manages top talent. If you want to build great teams, listen to this episode and read Cult Creation. Steve has founded several companies, including Powerset, which was acquired by Microsoft and ultimately became the underlying technology behind Microsoft Bing. Powerset
We’re happy to announce that Jason Putorti is joining AngelList. He was previously Lead Designer at Mint, co-founded Brigade and Votizen, and was Designer-in-Residence at Bessemer Venture Partners. (Bonus factoid: Jason worked on the Venture Hacks Newsletter with us way back in 2010.) Jason is bringing his company, Elegantly
AngelList works with a number of dedicated funds and professional investors, who each deploy millions or tens of millions of dollars on the platform. Today, we hear from E-Merge partners Laurent Drion & Patrice Decafmeyer, two successful European technology investors who ran a traditional venture fund for years before redirecting
This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the most high-profile, invite-only deals on AngelList. In this interview with life sciences VC and early-stage investor Dr. Jenny Rooke, we go inside her investments in Caribou Biosciences and Zymergen to learn: The
Some weekend listening for you. Our founder and CEO, Naval Ravikant discusses our recent announcements. Also on iTunes and Soundcloud He covers our 46% unrealized returns, the new Access Fund for retail investors and A-List, our premium recruiting product for busy companies. It's a whopper.
Today, we're announcing the unrealized return for all 2013 syndicate investments is a 46% IRR and 2.4x multiple. Learn more. These returns are in the upper top quartile of 2013 VC and PE funds, according to Cambridge Associates, the industry standard for measuring VC returns. These returns are after
Today we’re announcing A-List, premium recruiting for busy companies. It's ideal for tech companies that want to scale quickly and have the budget to do it. A-List features: Only the best candidates. Humans and algorithms work together to find the top 1% of candidates from over 3 million profiles.
This post is part our interview series with founders who raised money on AngelList. In this interview with Drew Wilson, Founder and CEO of Plasso, a payments platform to easily set up a membership/subscription business, we learn: He waited until he had $20K/month in revenue and double-digit growth