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TCA San Diego Presents: Angel Investing 101 Workshop

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Program Overview

It turns out that angel investing is more than art – it’s also very much a science. How do we know? Data! And knowing and understanding this Data can be the difference between making money and getting fleeced.

On April 3rd, 2019 we’re pleased to offer you another round of the popular “Angel Investing 101” workshop. It is run by legendary angel investor, co-founder of TCA-SD and former Kauffman Foundation EIR, Bill Payne. This year will also include a segment focused on the TCA due diligence and funding process and TCA’s new $2M+ Annual Fund.

This workshop is designed to prepare new investors with background information, strategies, tools, and resources to succeed in angel investing. Multiple topics will be covered including:

  • Introduction to Angel Investing
  • Valuation of Early-Stage Startup Companies
  • Deal Structure & Term Sheets
  • Due Diligence Process
  • Exit Strategy
  • Syndication among Angel Networks
  • Follow-on Rounds
  • AngelList, Crowdfunding & ICOs
  • Angel Funds
  • Portfolio Analysis

This is an interactive workshop with guest speakers, panel discussions, interviews, and more. Breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour and plenty of networking opportunities are included. Sponsored by Knobbe Martens.


Who Should Attend

  • High net-worth individuals with entrepreneurial and investing experience.
  • Entrepreneurs running early-stage innovation companies.
  • Entrepreneurial support professionals and service providers.
  • TCA members seeking professional development

General Registration tickets may be purchased HERE.


About the Presenters

A variety of existing angels and domain experts from TCA will participate in panels and Q&A sessions. 

Lectures and emcee work will be done by Bill Payne. Bill is an active angel investor, board member, and advisor to entrepreneurs. He was involved in founding four angel groups: the Frontier Angel Fund (2006), Vegas Valley Angels (2003), Tech Coast Angels-San Diego (2000) and Aztec Venture Network (1999). For three decades, Bill Payne has successfully founded or invested in over 50 startup companies.

From 1995 to 2007, in his role as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Kauffman Foundation (Kansas City), he worked on educational programs for entrepreneurs and their investors, including the development of the “Power of Angel Investing” seminar series. Since 2001, Bill has served as the lead instructor for over 100 of these angel investing seminars and workshops. He has also been actively engaged in the formation and startup of the Angel Capital Education Foundation and the Angel Capital Association (ACA). Bill was awarded ACA’s prestigious 2009 Hans Severiens Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Angel Investing.

General Registration:  $95 includes workbook, breakfast, lunch & cocktail hour


April 3
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


Knobbe Martens
CA 92130 United States + Google Map