What You Need to Know to Become an Angel Investor

It’s easier than ever to make the leap. But also to make a big mistake.

Ready to strap on some wings and become an angel investor?

Investing in young companies or startups used to be just for very wealthy individuals with strong networks. But these days, you don’t need to be well connected to participate in deals. Now you only need fairly deep pockets and access to the Internet to get in on the ground floor of what could be the next Google or Facebook.

Behind the shift is a recent loosening of some government rules. Entrepreneurs can now openly solicit investors…

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304402104579149390398554348

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