Jacques is a serial entrepreneur, CTO and co-founder of Fattmerchant, and an angel investor. We discuss the lifecycle of a startup from idea to bootstrapping to investment rounds to exits. How can you position your young business to be ready to take funding? Then we flip the script, and we discuss how you can best get involved as an investor. There are various vehicles including crowdfunding and angel investing syndicates. This isn't exclusive to the sharks and megarich of the world! The risks are very high, but there is a lot of potential reward along with being part of the story of the potential next great company.