Awesome Things GAN Members Are Doing

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It takes a village to start a company and GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network. Which is why we wanted to take a moment and highlight the latest ten things GAN members are doing for startups!

How To Raise Money The New Way

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Last week marked the beginning of what should be a dramatic change in the way startups and small businesses raise money. Title IV of the JOBS Act of 2012 contains the rules for investing known as Regulation A. On June 19th the updates to those rules (now being called Regulation A+) took effect.

Why We Love New Zealand Investors

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Investors are vital to startups. They provide the capital startups need to fund company growth. In the GAN, 79% of the companies our accelerators have supported are still in business today mainly because of the funding from local investors with the average investment being around $790K.

The Top 10

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It takes a village to start a company and GAN accelerators do a great job surrounding entrepreneurs with a supportive network. Which is why we wanted to take a moment and highlight 10 awesome things GAN members are doing for startups!

Befriend Your Local Angel Investors

Angel investors are the top-funding source for GAN accelerators, and over the last few years, angel investment deals have more than doubled in size. Thus a strong relationship between angel investors and accelerators is key to help grow a startup business. Yesterday we were fortunate enough to have Marianne Hudson, Executive Director of the Angel Capital Association, join us on a call with our members. Marianne shared her insight on what angel investors are looking for and how the angel investor industry is evolving.