Part of the responsibility of the angel is to help secure the VC round. Experienced entrepreneurs Ron Conway and Mike Maples lay out the blueprint for how they signal VC's about the emergence of new opportunities, and how a young operation with slow burn and trackable accomplishments is going to fetch the best investment firms.
One of the world's leading universities, Stanford was founded in 1885 in what is now Stanford, California. It is comprised of seven schools, four of which are devoted exclusively to graduate education. Stanford's most renowned programs include the Graduate School of Business, Law School, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine. Notable alumni include author John Steinbeck, Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist, and Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.