Sometimes funny things happen in the world of angel investing and entrepreneurial companies. I was contacted by Andrew Sheludenkov of the publication Medium who asked to translate and repost one of my blog posts, the one on JoyLux. I granted permission. Since I don’t speak Ukrainian, I hope the translation is accurate!
Xiao Wang founded Boundless (www.boundless.com) in 2017 to “empower families to navigate the immigration system more confidently, rapidly, and affordably.” His family arrived in the US when he was a boy and he watched his parents struggle and spend a lot of time and money on their green card application.
Xiao saw an opportunity to transform the immigration … Read more >
I had started a series of posts called Startup Heroes to highlight the resilience and rapid adaptations that leaders of startups have carried out in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic fallout that resulted. I was going to publish the latest in the series today.
The CEO I was going to feature this week reached out to me … Read more >
Colette Courtion founded Joylux (www.joylux.com) in 2016 after she became a mother and experienced both the joys of motherhood and the consequence of incontinence that results from childbearing. She had previously founded a skincare company and decided to apply some of the technologies that help skin look younger to a more intimate health problem—sexual health—that not only is … Read more >
The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused every startup to assess how to survive and plan to thrive in the “new normal.” No one knows what the new normal will look like, but based on other jolts to our economic system, we do know that life after this pandemic will be different than life before – at least for a while. Just … Read more >
As the VC market has (in general) moved upstream to later and later-stage deals, angel investors have filled the breach by not only investing at the seed stage, but also carrying deals through to exit. As a result, an increasing number of angels are joining groups (like the Alliance of Angels). As these groups reach their capital capacity in a … Read more >