Backed @WonderCrewToys, making a difference for boys

Short version: I just backed Wonder Crew Toys, and I invite you to join me.  This is a product that matters from a mom who cares. I think you should too :).

Details:

“Wonder Crew is adventure through friendship! Our Crewmates combine the adventure of an action figure, with the emotional connection of a favorite stuffed animal.”

She is an alum of the Valley Venture Mentors Mentorship Program and in the inaugural cohort of the VVM Accelerator and let me tell you… wow. She is driven by her own experience as a mom. She is informed by her experiences as a psychotherapist. She has interviewed dozens of moms and kids to make sure she understands what they need. She is aided by a community of startups and mentors committed to helping her succeed.

A few short months ago she was a concept on a napkin. Now she had prototypes, relationships with major players in the industry and is ready to touch the lives of boys around the country. Please join me in helping her achieve this awesome mission!

AngelList’s Big Four Benefits for Investors (via Vermont View on Startups | Ty Danco)

Ty Danco does it again! A great post on AngelList from the investor’s perspective. A must-read for the angel community (IMHO).

AngelList's Big Four Benefits for Investors Anyone who regularly reads this column knows I love AngelList. It’s the matchmaker service between promising startups and early stage investors which has revolutionized angel and maybe even VC investing.  There has been a slew of recent articles on AL, including good ones from Venture Hacks, Venture Beat, and BostInnovation.  But while there are a few guides on how to hack AngelList from a startup’s point of view, almost nothing exists for angels … Read More

via Vermont View on Startups | Ty Danco