Author and investor
Josh Maher is a best selling author, editor, and financial consultant. One of his recent books Startup Wealth: How the Best Angel Investors Make Money in Startups (http://amzn.to/2fXqF11) features insights into how the best investors found and decided to invest in companies like Google, Invisalign, ZipCar, Uber, and Twilio.
He's a passionate author and teacher, a financial and investing thought leader, and supporter of the global startup community. His classes on capital raising have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs build better financial models, business plans, and pitch decks, that simplified the capital raising process. Josh's consulting to investors and family offices includes building investment models for commercial real estate, private companies, and public equity investments. The diligence reports and financial models include detailed IRR and cash flow analysis for more mature companies and focus more on team and market for earlier stage companies.
As the Chairman and President of Seattle Angel, a non-profit focused on education at the intersection of startups and angel investing, Josh launched the highly successful Seattle Angel Conference and Seattle Angel Fund. Josh, an angel investor himself, is a consultant, mentor, and adviser to startups, syndicates, family offices, institutional and individual investors, and venture funds since 2007.
As a technologist, Josh's focus on the enterprise productivity market has included roles as an analyst for ZD and Ferris Research, a consultant, a speaker and author, and technical writing professional. Josh's experience spans selling and delivering enterprise services to writing product specifications, in-product UI text, and help documentation for enterprise IT audiences.
Always looking to make great connections and work with brilliant people to create great things.