Электронная книга: Reid Hoffman «Angel Investing. The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups»

Angel Investing. The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups

Achieve annual returns of 25% or more with a well-designed angel portfolio Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust—the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing—Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through every step of the way to becoming a successful angel investor. It is illustrated with stories from among the 90+ companies in which David has invested during a 25 year career as one of the world’s most active business angels and includes instructions on how to get started, how to find and evaluate opportunities, and how to pursue and structure investments to maximize your returns. From building your reputation as a smart investor, to negotiating fair deals, adding value to your portfolio companies and helping them implement smart exit strategies, David provides both the fundamental strategies and the specific tools you need to take full advantage of this rapidly growing asset class. He details the advantages of joining an angel group, explains how seed and venture funds can help leverage an investor’s resources, and reveals how recent regulatory changes and new online platforms are making startup investing accessible to millions of Americans. Making money is no longer about sitting back and reading stock listings, David says. It is now about being part owner of an exciting startup that can be fun and financially rewarding. Angel Investing teaches investors how to carefully select and manage investments, establish a long term view, and approach angel investing as a serious part of an alternative asset portfolio while also enjoying being an integral part of an exciting new venture.

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited (USD)"

ISBN: 9781118901137

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Reid Hoffman

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Reid Hoffman (born August 5, 1967) is an American entrepreneur and angel investor.

Hoffman is best known as the founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching.

Biography

Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended Stanford University, where he won a Marshall Scholarship and a Dinkelspiel Award. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in symbolic systems, he attended Oxford University, graduating with a master's degree in philosophy.

His first job was a summer internship with Inglenook, a Napa Valley winery. After working at Apple Computer and Fujitsu, Hoffman co-founded his first company, SocialNet.com. While at Socialnet, Hoffman was a member of the board of directors at the founding of PayPal, an electronic money transmission service, and later joined the firm as a full-time employee. At the time of PayPal's acquisition by eBay in 2002, he was Executive Vice President of PayPal in charge of business and corporate development.

Reid was LinkedIn’s founding CEO for the first four years before moving to his role as Chairman and President, Products in February 2007. LinkedIn is a business-oriented Internet-based social network service. He has been called the "most connected man in all of Silicon Valley". He has personally mentored many of the Web 2.0 CEOs and has given valuable advice to many Silicon Valley VCs as well as the United States military where he was honored with a Department of Defense coin for his valuable service to the United States. He invented the term for his people as the new "Second Generation Web Entrepreneurs". He leads as the director of a variety of Silicon Valley businesses, most in the social network domain, including Mozilla, Vendio, Six Apart, Kiva.org, Grassroots Enterprises, and Tagged. He is an investor in Facebook,
IronPort, Flickr, Digg, Technorati, Nanosolar, Care.com, Kongregate, and several other firms.fact|date = January 2008 He currently lives in Silicon Valley, California with his wife.

External links

* [https://www.linkedin.com/static?key=management LinkedIn management page] including a brief biography of Hoffman
* [http://www.linkedin.com/in/reidhoffman Hoffman's resume on LinkedIn]
* [http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=496 Reid Hoffman talks about online personas at The Commonwealth Club] video
* [http://uk.intruders.tv/Essential-MediaTech-Keynote-Reid-Hoffman-of-LinkedIn_a247.html Reid Hoffman shares his thoughts on launching and growing a successful technology business] video
* [http://edcorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?author=229 Podcast and videos of Reid Hoffman] , speaking at Stanford University

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