As we celebrate and commemorate our military service members this Veteran’s Day, one group of angel investors is looking to help make an even larger commitment to those who have served: They’re going to fund their startups.
A group of ten veteran-led startups will pitch their ideas to a group of angel investors at Microsoft’s Kendall Square offices Wednesday. The Angel Capital Association is hosting the event, and Marianne Hudson, ACA’s Executive Director says that in addition to the pitches, there will be several panels “aimed at helping investors understand what makes veterans successful as entrepreneurs.”
Hudson explained that it often takes some convincing among angels that investing in a military veteran is a solid business move. “A lot of people come in with the idea that military folks aren’t really entrepreneurs because of their reliance on bureaucracy,” she said. In fact, many have acquired incredible training in. . . (Read More)
Published by: Janelle Nanos
Published at: Betaboston.com