Providing a similar service as PayPal – with a focus on groups instead of just individuals – is the purpose of the WePay web-based payment platform. WePay raised $1,650,000 of first round financing just two years ago when the service was an invitation-only beta test. The company raised an additional $7,500,000 in the summer of […]
Needle is a company that integrates sales chat into e-commerce websites. The service is designed to increase customer satisfaction and convert more visitors into buyers with an in-store type of experience. Needle is raising $2,000,000 for expansion from several angel investors.
When the Angel Capital Association recently announced its Silvertip HP Startup Central Award, the recipient was INRange Systems of Altoona, Pennsylvania. The award honors entrepreneurship that creates markets through innovation.
A website testing startup has raised $1,200,000 of initial capital entirely from angel investors. Optimizely conducts A/B testing to measure and track website traffic that helps marketers retain site visitors. The San Francisco based company just launched in July of 2010.
When a new venture is raising money from angel investors, a real deal killer is getting hung up on pricing. Entrepreneurs want to attain the highest price for shares of their corporation. That is, they want the least dilution of their ownership. But price should not become a significant factor in arranging investor funding.