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Angel Investing 501 – Accelerated Course on Angel Investing

Friday, Jun 7, 2024
RVC Headquarters | 1415 Park Ave W, Denver, CO, 80205

This eight week series will be hosted from June 7th, 2024 through August 29, 2024.

If you are an accredited investor interested in attending this workshop, please email adam@rockiesventureclub.org to join the first session for free.

How does someone learn how to be a successful Angel Investor?

Engage in the RVC Angel Accelerator program to acquire the necessary skills for successful angel investing. Without such training, new investors might spend years and over $250,000 to learn effective investment strategies on their own. The program offers significant benefits including a promising return on investment, potential tax advantages, insights into cutting-edge innovation, and opportunities to connect with fascinating individuals.

The Angel Accelerator program enhances angel investor education through practical exercises, mentorship from seasoned investors, and comprehensive materials and resources essential for proficient angel investing.

Become an RVC Active Investor Member to receive the full workshop and a toolkit full of angel investing resources. With RVC Active Investor Membership, you also receive free access to the 140+ events we host annually, which include Monthly Investor Forums, Industry Investment Nights, and Angel Capital Summit. Investor benefits also include Wisdom of Crowds, Industry Leading Due Diligence, and High Quality Deal Flow.

Become an RVC Active Investor Member

Topics Covered Include:

Week #1 (Friday, June 7, 2024) – Introduction to Angel Investing & Lunch @ The Cherry Cricket (this session is free for non-members, in-person attendance encouraged!)

June 2024 Investor Forum (Wednesday, June 12th, 2024) – Attend your first investor forum to discuss the opportunities and risks of the presenting companies! (this event is open to the public, register here).

Week #2 (Thursday, June 20, 2024)How to “read” a pitch. Find out what to look for in a great pitch and don’t get lured in by the entrepreneur’s excitement or an emotional hook.

Week #3 (Thursday, June 27, 2024) – Exit Strategy Canvas. Learn the six things that smart investors know how to look for in a great exit strategy. Remember – the exit is the only way Angels get their money back!

Week #4 (Thursday, July 11, 2024) – How to Analyze a Pro Forma Financial Statement and determine whether it is “believable” or not. Finance Strategy: find out if you’re going to get diluted out of a profit, or if future raises will give you a smaller piece of a bigger pie and great returns!

Week #5 (Thursday, July 18, 2024) – Capital Strategy

Week #6 (Thursday, July 25, 2024) How to Value a Pre-Revenue Company. Learn five methods to determine value and make sure you don’t pay too much (or too little).

Week #7 (Thursday, August 8, 2024) – Term Sheets and Negotiation: how are Angel Deals negotiated? What are the key terms? What are the benefits of equity vs. convertible debt, or even SAFE

Week #8 (Thursday, August 22, 2024) – Lead Investor

Week #9 (Thursday, August 29, 2024) – Serving on Board