Angel Investing

Why VCs Don’t Sign NDAs and You Shouldn’t Worry About It

Many entrepreneurs are incredibly sensitive to sharing their billion dollar idea with anyone. The thought of sending a pitch deck to a venture firm, or even pitching their idea on stage is scary...what if someone steals the idea?! Venture capitalists obviously have the money to steal any idea, so why would you just hand them [...]

4 Utah Unicorns Make The List

According to CB Insights, Utah has 4 Unicorns (private venture backed companies worth over $1billion). They are in order from largest to smallest: 1. Domo 2. Insidesales.com 3. Qualtrics 4. Plurasight Congratulations to these companies’ great teams and the investors who backed them.     href="https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/unicorn-power-law/?utm_content=buffer04336&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank">...READ THE ARTICLE

Venture Investing In Consumer And Retail: Why It’s Rare, And Why It’s About To Change

Most investing markets are relatively efficient.  Early stage consumer and retail private equity markets are not. Consider this: The United States is the  href="http://selectusa.commerce.gov/industry-snapshots/consumer-goods-industry-united-states.html">largest consumer goods market in the world – worth more than $400 billion. Consumer and retail accounts for roughly 20% of the US economy. The sector is going through a major disruption creating [...]