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Angel Investor - Issue #39 - Don't play to win, play to survive

Here are some of the news articles and tweets I have been reading - I hope you find some relevant sto
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The state of the art on startup investing.
Here are some of the news articles and tweets I have been reading - I hope you find some relevant stories!
Stay in the loop, and get daily news and Angel Investor News at @entrahouse.
Don't play to win, play to survive, argues venture capitalist [Q&A]

New investor network ArchAngel launches fund in response to COVID-19

VC Corner Q&A: Grace Chou of Felicis Ventures

Deal of the week; Strise
Norwegian AI startup Strise raises €1.4 million to expand enterprise data platform - Tech.eu
AI startup that has built a data platform for enterprise financial institutions, has raised €1.4 million in seed funding to expand across Norway and into international markets. Led by Maki.vc, the round also included German investor Tim Bolte, former SVP of SAP, and existing angel investors.
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Alex Angels launches ~$6 million early-stage fund to back Egyptian startups

3 interesting angel investing stories you probably haven’t heard before

Wavemaker backs diving-focused online travel agency in $1m seed round

This week's tweets
Isaac Roybal
An early startup nugget of wisdom from an angel investor:

“I can quickly tell when founders spends more time & energy on the pitch deck instead of the product & GTM. I’ll pass every time, even if it’s a great idea. Focus on the customer & their needs instead of raising.”
Petr Šíma
If you are interested in seed investing in European startups join us next week #angelinvestor #angelinvesting https://t.co/bSSP4KUNcm
Milestone; Now also playing on TikTok
Screenshot of profile on TikTok
Screenshot of profile on TikTok
TikTok is experiencing a substantial boost during the corona-virus pandemic. It added more than 12 million US unique visitors in March, reaching 52.2 million, according to Comscore
I also had to take a dive into this “new” app and learned that is fun, entertaining, engaging, and highly collaborative in its nature. As always I am also curious about the tech and interface part of the story and I am impressed. This will be an epic journey for the owners.
👉 If you like having fun and explore “new stuff” fell feel to follow me at tiktok.com/@bergmoe 👍😄🎉
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