"Don't Fall In Love With Your Plan" Rick Smith of TASER – Entrepreneur Advice From Arizona Innovation Summit

Arizona Commerce Authority and MIT Enterprise Forum Phoenix hosted the first Innovation Arizona Summit yesterday at Tempe Center for the Arts. Hundreds of entrepreneurs, techies and investors gathered to learn more about improving our community and the importance of networking. The day featured two types of speaking —breakout sessions made up of more focused topics … Read more

How to Pitch An Angel for $1 Million – Interview with Patrick Armstrong & Todd Belfer of Canal Partners

Editor in Chief Tishin Donkersley, M.A. sat down with Patrick Armstrong, Vice President and Co-Founder of JDA Investments (US), Inc. and Todd Belfer, Managing Partner of Canal Partners to learn more about how to pitch to an Arizona Angel, identify the red flags in ones’ pitch deck and share mistakes they’ve made as entrepreneurs along the way.

And You Call Yourself An Angel Investor?

GUEST BLOG BY FRED VON GRAF, PMP, SENIOR VENTURE MANAGER AT ASU VENTURE CATALYST So you have an amazing startup that you’ve put your blood, sweat and tears into, and now you’re finally starting to see some traction. Maybe you got some investment, or have revenues that put you in the black. You might even … Read more