testo

Setting the

stage

1. Why you should invest in early stage startups​
  • Silicon Valley juice: Exits
  • History
2. Budgeting
  • Data on investments
  • How much to invest; Goals and Milestones
3. Case studies
  • How did the best angel investors get started?
  • Structured Q&A session
  • Personal path of a successful angel investor

Investment

Thesis

1. Vehicle and fund structures
  • Entities
  • Management Company
  • Alignment and carried interest
2. Investment trends &
Technology trends
  • Exponential technologies
  • What’s hot today and next 5 years
3. Targeting specific sectors
  • Defining your investment thesis
  • Modeling
  • Defining your investment criteria
  • Getting an investment advisory committee

Dealflow

1. Angel-specific networking techniques
  • Networking events activity, Involvement with accelerators
  • Reaching critical mass – incoming deal flow vs. active pursuit
  • Identifying winning teams & companies
2. Tools: Angellist, Gust, Mattermark, Daily Gieselman
  • What’s hot today – product hunt
  • Options for investors (syndicates – what is, network, etc.)
  • Reading data
3. Analyzing, tracking and optimizing your dealflow
  • Balancing deal-flow
  • Matching deal flow with investment thesis

The

investment

1. WHAT IS
  • From convertible notes to call options
4. Cross-national investments
  • Opportunities
  • Challenges
2. Red flags
  • Case studies: examples of clauses and negotiations
3. How to win a deal
  • Terms & Valuations. Technicalities of investment clauses

Post

investment

1. Tracking portfolio companies; Follow on funding
  • Role of an Angel Board Member in startups
  • Post investment activities. What to track; Milestones
  • Deciding Follow on investment criteria; Reporting
2. Adding value: Angel Investor Role in fostering journey to exits
  • What is smart money?
  • Smart money in emerging ecosystems
  • Can angels build a sustainable ecosystem? SEP case study
3. VC / ANGEL
  • firm visits [Where applicable]