Words of Wisdom:

Advice on Presentations:

Being Knowledegable About Term Sheets:

Books on Entrepreneurship:

List of Sources of Early Stage Capital in Southern California

Resources available on other websites:

    • Angel Capital Association resources page: ACA is the North American professional association of active accredited investors provides unparalleled access to trending ideas and professional knowledge to help improve returns and promote effective public policies for angels and startups. Although not a funding source, ACA provides entrepreneurs an inside view into how angels think.
    • Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Small Business Development Center (Orange County and Inland Empire) offers one-on-one consulting in areas such as identifying capital, startup assistance, commercializing new technologies, marketing products/services and management.
    • Octane’s Launchpad SBDC: Octane’s Launchpad Small Business Development Center (Orange County) provides business guidance and creates access to capital growth resources through its network of investors, companies, subject matter advisors, and academics.
    • Central Texas Angels Network resources page
    • New York Angels resources page