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Tim Berry on business planning, starting and growing your business, and having a life in the meantime.

Angel Investment Red Flags

Last week at an angel investment meeting one of our group members asked whether anybody had a list of red flag problems that would immediately eliminate a startup from consideration by angel investors. That seemed like a good idea to me then. And over the weekend somebody asked a similar question in Quora: what are some red flags for people new to angel investment when evaluating companies

This blog post is a compilation of my own items and a lot of others contributed to the Quora question. 

My big two: 

Four other good ones from Heather Wilde

Four more from Greg Brown:

And a bunch from Terrence Wang