We invite accredited investors—no matter how experienced—to join Tidal River. Members will have the opportunity to participate in due diligence alongside seasoned investors and, if they’re new to angel investing, learn about the process. Members are encouraged to serve on one or more of our six committees below.
Meet Two Entrepreneurs Who Are Improving Access to Quality, Affordable Mental Health Services
Mental health affects how we think, feel and act. It’s critical at every stage of life, yet access to care and treatment remains out of reach for many. Tidal River talked to two founders who are hell-bent on changing the landscape.Read More
Starting a business can be highly rewarding, but it’s not for the faint of heart. Tidal River connected with four female founders to find out how they overcame their biggest business challenges and the lessons they learned along the way.Read More
The Secrets of Her Success: Lilian Chen Went from Startup Investor to Startup Founder. Here’s What She Learned.
As an investor in early-stage tech companies, Lilian Chen spent years evaluating and advising startups. Then she decided to build a company of her own. Here, the co-founder and COO of Bar None Games tells writer Amy Hourigan how she positioned her company for success and the advice she has for other female and minority founders.Read More
The Tax Implications of Angel Investing
Regardless of whether your angel investment generates a loss or a solid return, there are tax implications you should know about. Blake Christian, CPA, a tax partner at HCVT in Long Beach, California, and an angel investor himself, explains.Read More
Angel Investor Spotlight: Morgan Lemaitre
An investment industry veteran who has worked with top firms like Raymond James, Goldman Sachs and UBS, Morgan Lemaitre, CFP®, knows a thing or two about building financial certainty. Here, the founding partner and managing director of Park City Family Office, who also happens to be a two-time United States figure skating gold medalist, tells writer Amy Hourigan about her first angel investment, what she’s learned since, and the advice she’d give others who are considering backing an early-stage company.Read More
The Secrets of Her Success: Erin Mort Left a Secure Corporate Job to Start Her Own Business. Today, the Successful Entrepreneur Is Teaching Others How to Follow in Her Footsteps.
A few months after leaving a corporate job to start her own company, Erin Mort said her life had completely changed for the better. Here, the founder of OSP Training Academy tells writer Amy Hourigan why she decided to go into business for herself, the lessons she learned along the way, and the advice she has for other women who are contemplating a similar move.Read More
Looking to Make Your First Moves as an Angel Investor? A Seasoned Pro Has Advice.
Business owners and other high-performing executives call on Doug Campbell to help them grow their company, strengthen their management team, and build a better advisory board. It’s easy to see why: The Success Coach, as Doug is known, certainly knows what he’s talking about. Here, he tells first-time angel investors what to know before diving in.Read More
The Secrets of Her Success: How Beauty Kitchen Founder Heather Marianna Built Two Successful Businesses Without Spending Millions on Advertising
Ten years ago, the California-born beauty enthusiast launched a YouTube series called Beauty Kitchen, where she shared skincare recipes viewers could make with ingredients most of us have in our pantries. Thanks to Heather’s bubbly personality and passion for chemical-free products, the series quickly racked up a following of more than three million viewers.Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Connecticut’s Angel Investor Tax Credit Program
Angel investors can change the trajectory of a startup with one swipe of a pen and a few key introductions or some well-timed business advice. But investing in early-stage companies isn’t without risk, even if you follow a proven due diligence process.Read More
Founder of the Largest Angel Investor Conference in the U.S. Offers Her Hard-Won Advice
Mysty Rusk knows a thing or two about angel investing. In addition to serving as executive director of the Free Enterprise Institute at the Knauss School of Business at the University of San Diego, Rusk founded the largest angel investment conference in the country, the San Diego Angel Conference.Read More
How Annie Lamont and Alison Malloy are Boosting Funding for Women-Led Startups in CT
Soon after her husband was elected governor, Annie Lamont vowed to brainstorm how to boost funding for Connecticut entrepreneurs. Nearly three years later, it’s resulted in a major initiative: the Tidal River Investor Network.Visit Site
Women Get Better Returns on Their Investments than Men—Here’s Why
As it turns out, women investors have a slight edge over men when it comes to long-term gains, according to Fidelity’s 2021 Women and Investing Study.Visit Site
Meet Two Female-Founded Businesses: Jewelry and Boozy Tea
As our “She Made It” series continues during the third hour of Today, Jill Martin shines a spotlight on two businesses and the women behind them: Maison Miru jewelry, founded by engineer and designer Trisha Okubo, and Owl’s Brew, which makes alcohol-laced teas.Visit Site
Getting More Women to Launch, Fund Businesses in Connecticut
Women-founded or co-founded firms in the United States raised $25.12 billion in venture capital in the first half of 2021, more than in any prior year, according to PitchBook. The reason?Visit Site