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Face-to-Face with Investors

September 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Face to Face with Investors

Get valuable facetime and roundtable discussions with over 40 investors from Tech Coast Angels, K5 Ventures, ACE Fund, Cove Fund, Pasadena Angels and Koa Accel.

In this event we will focus on ‘Valuation’ – These are the questions most founders need to consider during fundrasing: What valuation should I aim for? How to boost valuation? How to price incentive stock options? How valuations change as the company progresses and de-risks?

September 25th, 2019 5:00pm – 5141 California Ave, 2nd Floor, Irvine, CA 92697


5:00 – 5:30 Registration and Networking

5:30 – 5:40  TCA 400+ Accredited Investors strong – Grant Van Cleve, TCA Chairman

5:40 – 5:50 –  409A – Valuation of stock options? Nausheer Allibhoy, KPMG LLP

5:50 – 6:30 –  How to determine the valuation of your company? – Hicham Semaan – President of OC TCA

What determines the value? What metrics and milestones are important?

5:50 – 6:30 –  How much is your company worth

 We will give 2 mintues for each pre-selected entrepreneur to present their accomplishments and valuation to the panel for feedback. 

 Dinner and Networking

7:35 – 8:30 – Roundtable Breakout Sessions

  • Emerald Cove Consumer Product, eCommerce, AI

    • Tony Sarris, David Friedman, Ray Chan
  • Inspiration Cove – IoT, healthcare, biotech

  • Paradise Cove – Women Founders and Entrepreneurs Special Session

    • Ora Villalobos, Xandra Laskowski, Lisa Walker, Yvonne Lemus
  • The Beach – General Discussion

    • Hicham Semaan, Scott Fox
  • The Beach – General Discussion II

Investors included: Yvonne Lemus, Lisa Walker, Hicham Semaan, Amir Banifatemi, David Friedman, Tony Sarris, Ora Villalobos, Xandra Laskowski, Garrett Brown, Neal Bloom, Bart Greenberg, Phil Gill, Patrick Flynn, Howard Mirowitz, Grant Van Cleve, Ken Neeld, Medhat Armanious, Jack Tseng, Quan Nguyen, Ray Chan, Girard Miller, Nick Sachdeva, Eric Hsiao, Frank He, Pete DeAngelis, Sourabh Dhillon, Erik Rannala, Larry Uhl, Solomo Li, Wendy Hua, Mark Vreeke, Darren Chappell, Chad Newell, John Harbison, Mei Lin, Scott Fox  and more.

*Tickets are nonrefundable.


September 25, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Tech Coast Angels Orange County
The Portal


The Cove at UCI Beall Applied Innovation
5141 California Ave Suite 200
Irvine, 92617 United States
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