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Carol Roth on the Different Kinds of Angel Investors

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on Carol Roth on the Different Kinds of Angel Investors

Carol Roth has been an angel investor and sat on the boards of private and public companies. She describes an angel investor as somewhere between a total amateur and a total pro.

In this interview we talked about friends and family, DDLs (doctors, dentists, and lawyers), and professional angels, including what value each of these types might bring – and what they might expect from you in return.

We also talked about how to find professional angels and the best ways to approach them.

Carol cautioned that you should only take investments from people who would still talk to you if you lost it all. Think really awkward holiday meals with Uncle Al…

If you’ve been thinking about reaching out to angel investors, you’ll definitely want to watch this short video.

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Catherine Morgan is the editor of Business Unplugged ™, an engaging speaker, and the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant and former employee of three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine combines strategy development with accountability coaching. Her productivity tips and career transition advice have been featured on WGN AM 720 and WIND AM 560 The Answer in Chicago, and on WCHE AM 1520 in the Philadelphia area. Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to productivity, career transition, small business, and entrepreneurship. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.