This full-day definitive seminar provides an overview of the angel investing process including the details of finding, evaluating, and structuring deals. It will also go into depth on how to develop angel-entrepreneur relationships that lead to success. This highly interactive program provides attendees with practical information on best practices in angel investing through a balance of expert presentations, panel discussions and small group case studies. A faculty of experienced angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and expert service providers delivers the seminar. This seminar was designed for angel investors, but entrepreneurs are welcome. In fact, we have discovered that the seminar is really helpful for entrepreneurs to understand the investor's side of this process. Plenty of time is available for meeting fellow attendees and the program's presenters during numerous networking breaks throughout the day.
Who Should Attend:
All individuals who are interested in learning about the specifics of angel investing
Successful entrepreneurs who have exited their businesses and have interest in staying involved in early stage companies
Current entrepreneurs looking to learn the angel investing process
High net-worth individuals with senior business/entrepreneur experience and an interest in investing in early stage companies
Entrepreneurial support professionals, university faculty and policy makers who are preparing their client entrepreneurs for the angel investing process
Subjects Covered in the Curriculum:
How angel funding fits in?
Is angel investing right for you?
Angel portfolio strategy
Structuring the deal
The post investment relationship
About the Presenters:
This seminar features a faculty of local experts in high growth ventures and early stage investing opportunities including seasoned angel investors with diverse investment experience, tax and legal experts and angel-financed entrepreneurs.
About the Instructor:
Bill Payne, is an active angel investor, board member and advisor to entrepreneurs. While working at the Kauffman Foundation, developing educational programs including PAI, he also participated in the formation of the Angel Resource Institute and the Angel Capital Association. He assisted in founding and is an involved member of the Frontier Angel Fund, Tech Coast Angels, Vegas Valley Angels and Aztec Venture Network. Since 1980 he has invested in over 50 startup ventures. Bill was named 2009 US angel investor of the year (Hans Severiens Award) and received a similar designation as 2010 Arch Angel of New Zealand.
*This event will sell out. Food accommodations will be covered.
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