The Angel Venture Forum is changing the way we meet and screen companies! Over the past few
years, angel investors have been more selective with their investments. Less than 5% of companies that pitch to investors
get the funding they want. However, entrepreneurs who are well educated in the capital formation process have greater chances
of success. Participate in AVF and increase your odds.
Atttend all 6 sessions and learn the following:
- Exactly what documents to assemble before pitching investors,
- How to develop and present your financials,
- Potential exit strategies that ensures
you AND the investor wins,
- How to raise the right kind, size, and type of capital,
- The best investors to approach depending on your type of business,
- And much more.
This series is direct, straightforward,
informative and pratical. Engage with active angel investors who talk about who gets money, how they decide, what's
their investment methodology and more. Discover the roadmap of exactly what is needed to close the perfect deal.
Q3: HeraHub, Washington, DC
5028 Wisconsin Ave. Ste 100
Washington, DC 20016
September 13, 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SESSION: Valuation and
are you worth and who decides? Structuring and valuing a deal is simultaneously an art and a science. Learn the various
methodologies used by investors to value early stage companies. Balance sheet, discounted cash flow, venture capital
method, risk factor method.
Presenter: Valerie Gaydos, Capital Growth, Inc. (Twitter: @angelventures)
SESSION: Executive Summaries & Pitch Decks:
How to excite investors with a presenation that brings out the information that the investor
wants to know in order to invest. Three critical components will be addressed: visual presentation, verbal presentation,
and overall experience. Our presenters will share good and bad examples and leave you with practical tips on how you
can make sure investors are paying attention to your company.
Presenters: Chereee Warwick, The Profit Partner and Cass Bailey, CEO of Slice Communications
Sheets & Capitalization Tables
The crucial connection for winning exits. Terms sheets and cap table determines who gets rich and
who doesn’t. It doesn’t make much sense to get outside capital if you give up too much of your company. But,
it also doesn’t make sense not to take outside funding if you have no other way to fund your venture. How to allocate
shares to investors, employees or others.
Presenters: Valerie Gaydos, Capital Growth, Inc. (Twitter: @angelventures) and Erin Clinton, Esq.. Troy Clinton Law Group, PLLC
Leveraging investors, directors, and advisors for smart growth. Smart leaders surround themselves with smarter
people - the most common of which are boards of directors and boards of advisors. Understand the important differences between the
two and how to use them most effectively.
Presenter: Christian Bartley, Faleiro (Twitter: @rcmbartley)
Protecting your most valuable asset for maximum value. The value of patents, copyrights, data security, and
trademarks. The greatest value to your company is IP however the laws on IP are continuously changing. How do companies
protect their most valuable asset to maintain maximum value.
Presenter: Evan Smith (Twitter: @smithpreneur) Email: email@example.com Serial Entrepreneur, Electrical Engineeer, Intellectual
Property Attorney, Managing Partner of Cogent Law (Twitter: @CogentLG);
& presenting attractive, solid and believable financial forecasts is the single most important point of reference for
your company. A company without good financials is not an attractive investment no matter how good the technology is. Understanding
financing options, staging a smart capital plan for successful growth, getting your financials right and maintaining good
reporting habits is critical. Learn the various financing options, the value of capital and how this relates to the
type of financials you prepare.
Presenter: Valerie Gaydos, Capital Growth, Inc. (Twitter: @angelventures) and Cheryl Heusser, Snyder Cohn
SESSION: Success Stories/Demos/Pitch Practice before investors (INVITATION
attendees of AVF sessions only.
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