The Unexpected Parallels Between Dating and Angel Investing

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Startup investors are not looking for mediocre companies. They’re looking for that one investment with the potential to chart their professional and financial future. In venture capital, “unicorn” is a term used to describe a privately held startup company with a value of over $1 billion. It’s kind of like “the one”. However, unlike dating, capturing the investments that change your life is often accomplished through a structured, strategic approach to sourcing the right opportunities.

Here are some other ways dating and angel investing are similar. If we applied the same amount of thought, objective setting and straight-up strategy to both ventures, there’s

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