Founder Profile Series: Cary Breese of NowRx
May 8, 2018

Cary Breese is the Founder and CEO of NowRx, which is currently raising a $7mm Series A round on SeedInvest…

IRR IRL: What You Need to Know About Internal Rate of Return
May 7, 2018

Venture capital is a unique asset class in that it typically represents long-term, illiquid investments in early-stage companies which are…

Introducing SWIFT Financing
February 1, 2018

Nearly one decade ago, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham published a short yet potent blog post titled High Resolution Fundraising….

The Problem with Common Stock
January 17, 2018

One of the most critical – yet often overlooked – considerations for investors in private companies is where one falls…

Diversification and the Potential for Outsized Returns – Part III
April 19, 2017

“[…] Our target batting average is ’1/3, 1/3, 1/3‘ which means that we expect to lose our entire investment on…

Due Diligence and Why Vetting Matters – Part II

This is the second installment in our multi-part series on startup investing. If you haven’t read Part I on why…

The Role of Startups in Your Overall Portfolio – Part I
October 27, 2016

“Paradoxically, I believe the ability to make high-risk investments is a way for folks to break out of poverty […]…

Regulation Crowdfunding
May 12, 2016

An overview of the newly enacted rules around Regulation CF.

Passo Closes Round on SeedInvest
December 7, 2015

Passo, an application which enables shoppers to share and manage their personal shopping preferences and payment/shipping information with retailers, has…

The Unicorn Party is Coming to an End
October 21, 2015

Pure Storage (PSTG), a flash media storage unicorn, was the first tech company to conduct an IPO in Q4 of 2015….

Skeletons in the Closet: Due Diligence Findings
July 30, 2015

Investors frequently ask me about our due diligence process and what we look for in a startup. We have recently…

Angel Investing – The Equity Crowdfunding Era
April 23, 2015

Traditionally, the angel investor community has been comprised of a small set of well-connected individuals located in a few hub…

Kevin Harrington Talks to SeedInvest
April 9, 2015

Andrés Diana, SeedInvest LA Managing Director, sat down with entrepreneur, investor, and former Shark Tank host Kevin Harrington to discuss…

Three Questions to Ask Before Your First Angel Investment
January 6, 2015

So you’ve decided to enter the world of angel investing. Perhaps you find the startup ecosystem fascinating and have accumulated…

Startup Investing 101 with Charles Birnbaum of Bessemer Venture Partners
December 19, 2014

We sat down with Charles Birnbaum, Senior Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners, to discuss investment philosophy, due diligence, and portfolio…

Startup Investing 101 with Brad Harrison of Scout Ventures
October 22, 2014

SeedInvest sat down with Brad Harrison to discuss startup investing best practices, online equity crowdfunding and the development of startup ecosystems. The…

Startup Investing 101 with Mark Peter Davis of Interplay Ventures
October 2, 2014

We sat down with Mark Peter Davis, Managing Partner at Interplay Ventures, to discuss investing best practices, recommended startup due diligence,…

Startup Investing 101 with Erica Minnihan of DreamIt Ventures
August 27, 2014

SeedInvest sits down with Erica Minnihan, Managing Director at DreamIt Ventures, to discuss strategies for successful startup investing. Any advice for…