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Which angel investing journals are the most useful, either online or in print?

There are actually no angel investing ‘journals’ per se, because there simply are not enough active, professional angel investors to make a market :-).  There are, however, quite a few blog posts on the subject, although most are written for an entrepreneurial audience, rather than angels themselves. And there is one really excellent weekly podcast to keep you up to speed.

One good place to start would be with Bill Payne’s book The Definitive Guide to Raising Money from Angels. Although it, too, is aimed at entrepreneurs, it will give you a pretty solid overview the angel world. (http://billpayne.com/services/de…)

Next would be Basil Peters’ book Early Exits, which is becoming the current bible of the angel world (http://www.early-exits.com)

After that, skim through the list of books from the Angel Resource Institute at http://www.angelresourceinstitut… to find ones that sound interesting.

And then, as Terrence Yang notes, read as many blogs as you can by angel investors and venture capitalists, such as some of those listed by Basil athttp://www.angelblog.net/Angel_I…

Finally, considering joining a local angel group, such as Tech Coast Angels (to which Terrence belongs) or New York Angels (which I founded.)

Along with all of the above, I strongly recommend subscribing to Frank Peters‘ weekly podcast, The Frank Peters Show (http://thefrankpetersshow.com), which in many ways serves as the connecting tissue for the semi-organized angel world.

Good luck with your investing!

*original post can be found on Quora @ http://www.quora.com/David-S-Rose/answers *

Written by David S. Rose

user David S. Rose Founder and CEO,
Gust

David has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, & a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. He is a serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO who chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups. David is also CEO of Gust.

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