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
Q4:Refraction, Reston, VA
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
SESSION: Term 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
SESSION: Leadership & Governance
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)
SESSION: Intellectual Property Protection
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);
SESSION: Financials & Funding
Developing & 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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