Category: Inquiries

Second Meeting with an Angel Investor

After my first pitch practice class ended, a gentleman handed me his business card. Little did I know that this gesture would eventually lead to a second meeting with an angel investor. I usually collect cards and try to remember to connect with everyone I meet by email or social media. As a matter of fact, that day I met two young entrepreneurs launching a cool app The Corda– the last business card you’ll ever need. They sent a beta test version to my iPhone. The founder sent his contact information and his info seamlessly populated to my iPhone including his photograph.

A few days later while inspecting my business cards, I noticed one of the cards appeared to be a venture capital firm. Oh yeah! That’s the gentleman who handed me the card after pitch class. I sent him an email on September 29th and received no response. (more…)

First Meeting with an Angel Investor

I decided to write this post, about my first meeting with an Angel Investor today. Before the clock strikes midnight, I’m pulling myself away from watching episodes of Downton Abby to unwind, just to share my story.

Friday, we both agreed over the phone to meet for lunch. I planned a meeting at a familiar restaurant called ‘Nan’ Thai fine dining in Atlanta at 12:30pm.  Nan is a good place to meet. The ambience is nice. The place is relatively quiet, so I figured we wouldn’t have any problems hearing each other speak at Nan. Cool. I sent the address to the Angel Investor by text message.

My intuition prompted me to double check the web page for the restaurant hours of operation. I’m so glad I did. Nan opens at 5pm on Sundays. Next choice is a place to meet, eat and greet closer to his 2pm appointment. Here’s the second text message sent on Friday: (more…)