Tag - Ziad Moukheiber

Investing. It’s a numbers game.

Boston Harbor Angel members, Ziad Moukheiber and David Powsner, are the hosts of Failure – the Podcast, a podcast about about business failures, focusing on startups and emerging companies.
In episode three, Moukheiber and Powsner interview Mic Williams, founder of Boston Harbor Angels and angel investor extraordinaire, on his winning philosophy of investing — and a few stories, too. Tune in >>

Polaroid. The long, slow demise of a tech giant.

Boston Harbor Angel members, Ziad Moukheiber and David Powsner, are the hosts of Failure – the Podcast, a podcast about about business failures, focusing on startups and emerging companies.
In episode two,  Moukheiber, Powsner, and Mark Thirman chat with Sam Liggero, a former Polaroid executive and, now, a professor at Tufts University. Tune in >>

What Are Investors Looking For?

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
Original post can be found here >>
As fundraising is an area that entrepreneurs often have questions about, the Summer Venture Program invited three investors to share their side of the story. We were privileged to have Natalie Bartlett of General Catalyst/Rough Draft Ventures; Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels; and Jason Frishman, Founder of NetCapital provide their insights. The three panelists represented “Investors of […]

“What Grinds My Gears” Investor Edition

There are many great resources about what you should do as a presenter pitching your startup to a group of investors. I decided to take the opposite approach, offering advice on what not to do as a presenter. We polled several prominent investors across the Boston area about “What Grinds Their Gears” as an investor hearing startup presentations. As a startup founder, please keep these tips in mind when presenting to investors and use their guidance to help perfect […]

Getting to Screening

The following post is from Antonette Ho, Group Operations Manager at Boston Harbor Angels.
At Boston Harbor Angels, we oftentimes get asked what is the best way to secure angel investment. For someone who has never raised money before, it can be a daunting task. Who do you approach? What do you ask for? How much time do you need to spend? In summary: where do you start?
As Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, shared, the first thing you […]

Always a Way to Get to a Smile!

The following post is from Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels.
BUILD
A few months ago I started mentoring young students through BUILD, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college and career success.  At first the task was daunting: getting a bunch of teenagers focused on a topic is a challenge, especially when most of them did not chose to be in […]