Is the angel-funding market frothy?

Bambi Francisco Roizen · July 15, 2010 · Short URL:

Super angel Mike Maples: 'We're in the buy-high-sell-low phase of venture capital'

Mike Maples, the founder of Floodgate, talks about how this year "scares the heck" out of him, mainly because money is flooding into the startup community. That's good news for everyone, if there's an exit environment. Unfortunately, there isn't one, according to Mike.

In the third segment of my interview with Mike, he also talks about how he spots markets. "In the tech business, great tectonic shifts... and a great market will pull startups to greatness, if they're at the right place, at the right time" he said. So, how do you spot great markets and not fads? I asked. Watch and listen to Mike for his insight.

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Bambi Francisco Roizen

Founder and CEO of Vator, a media and research firm for entrepreneurs and investors; Managing Director of Vator Health Fund; Co-Founder of Invent Health; Author and award-winning journalist.

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