Angel investing is not just about funding startups. It’s about experienced entrepreneurs providing hands-on assistance and expert advice to help new companies grow. This combination can lead to financial and other personal rewards. Readers have seen me repeat this, but now there’s academic data to prove just how much value angels can add...
More than two years ago, Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos spoke on 60 Minutes about delivering goods to homes with unmanned aircraft, or drones. But a little startup near Reno, Nev., beat Amazon to the punch.
The company, called Flirtey, in July made its first...
The Sierra Angels, Nevada's premier, early-investor funding group, is launching a new program and fund to help incubate ideas and projects created through the University of Nevada, Reno that have potential for reaching the marketplace. The recently created Sierra Innovations and its Entrepreneur Fund will facilitate the development of successful innovation-based, scalable startup companies in the northern Nevada region...