500 Startups' Paul Singh: 'This decade will be the rise of the angels'

500 Startups' Paul Singh: 'This decade will be the rise of the angels'

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New –VANCOUVER According to Paul Singh, a partner at accelerator 500 Startups, this decade is the decade of the angels. He’s speaking tonight at GrowLabs’ demo day in Vancouver, and the message is not too much different from 500 Startups founder Dave McClures’. “If you can wipe your nose, you can...
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