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Beware of the Money Changers [Joe Platnick]

In blog posts over the years, one of the topics I frequently talk about is how to evaluate an Angel group. Today’s post addresses “do they actually have capital and a track record of investing [...]

SBEC “Innovation Matters” Event Showcases Thriving South Bay Business Environment during Global Entrepreneurship Week

Torrance, CA (November 20, 2015) — On Thursday, November 19, the South Bay Entrepreneurial Center presented "Innovation Matters Entrepreneur Expo and Tiger Tank Competition" at the Toyota Meeting Hall in Torrance. The event, part of [...]

The Angel Funding Process – What Every Entrepreneur Should Know [Joe Platnick]

[This article originally appeared in 2013 - Mr. Platnick has updated to reflect recent marketplace changes.] Recently a company founder asked me about what kinds of things entrepreneurs have done (and should do) to increase [...]