An AngelList Guide
I collected the data below to help individuals who reach out to the EAN, understand the potential of AngelList. The EAN is a group of volunteers who coordinate through the AngelList platform. I figured I’d open it up.
Let me know if this helps you! I’m @GabrielMtn on twitter or (same handle) @Gmail.com
What is AngelList (you may be asking)
Below are the (generally positive) opinions of A VC and various journalistic bloggers:
A VC: The AngelList
The Quiet Rise of AngelList – The Next Web
In Seed Funding Race, AngelList Sorts the “Junk” from the “Maybes” | Xconomy
AngelList Launches 2011 Yearbook: 500 Startups, 2,500 Investors & 12,500 Introductions | TechCrunch
What are the varying opinions on AngelList?
Here are a bunch of stories from Hackernews. Note, comments included on purpose
(pros vs cons)
Ask HN: Is it really worth it to join AngelList? | Hacker News
Ask HN: What is your experience with AngelList? | Hacker News
Ask HN: Why doesn't Angellist incorporate itself? | Hacker News
Ask HN: Can I get a referral to join AngelList? | Hacker News
Two weeks on AngelList ? Andrew Machado’s Blog
Local startup BlockChalk raises national money with AngelList – Venture Hacks
What’s The Real Deal With AngelList? | TechCrunch
A bit of drama, polarization. Note, again, the comments were included.
Why I Deleted My AngelList Account | Hacker News
Why bryce is a really leaving Angel List | Hacker News
An excellent post from the venturehacks blog, which was a sort of MVP for AngelList.
Is AngelList Creating False Hope?
AngelList is Starting to Heat up the Boston Startup Scene | BostInno
Show HN: Virtual Angel Investing market (built on AngelList) | Hacker News
Venture Capitalists Actually (Slightly) More Active Than Angels on AngelList | BostInno
Still in? Make a profile
Raising Money On AngelList: 21 Tips From Two Active Angels | Hacker News
Use Angel List for customer development…and then raise money. | Hacker News
Hacking AngelList (or "social proof") | Hacker News
Wensing, M. – Hacking AngelList (or "social proof")
– Venture Capital – Babak Nivi & Naval Ravikant of AngelList; Jody Sherman, founder of EcoMom – YouTube