|Date:||05.04.2016 - 05.04.2016|
|Location:||26 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4AG|
Investor Academe is our practical and interactive workshop for new and aspiring angel investors. Our 6 hour intensive programme (including lunch) covers all the fundamental aspects of investing in startups from deal-sourcing and syndicate formation through to exit. The Workshop is designed and delivered by experienced angel investors and includes tailored advice from expert tax and legal advisors.
By the end of this workshop you’ll have the knowledge and network to make “smart” investments as part of an angel syndicate or group.
Who should attend:
This workshop is for High Net Worth individuals who are interested in becoming angel investors as well as angels with some experience who want to fine-tune their investing skills. It’s particularly suited to people who want to:
+ Intelligently diversify their investment portfolio by investing in startups
+ Invest as part of a syndicate to pool their financial resources and expertise
+ Manage risk by taking a portfolio approach and leveraging the tax breaks for angel investors
+ Learn by doing and collaborating with experienced angels
+ Have fun, expand their network and fuel their brains!
About the workshop:
Central to the workshop is a due diligence exercise using a case study based on a real business which the founders have now exited. Nicola Flynt, Co-Founder and CEO of our case study business AnswersAnywhere, will pitch her startup to us and answer our questions. We’ll then group ourselves into syndicates to:
+ Understand the role of an angel investor
+ Discuss the key differences between investing in startups vs later stage businesses
+ Identify the crucial aspects of due diligence for a startup investment to identify the main risks and key areas for investigation
+ Learn to navigate the legal documentation and to undersatnd and assess deal structure
+ Understand how to think about valuation in a startup business and what matters
+ Discuss likely follow-on funding requirement, exit options and what our involvement with the business will be.
To find out more and register, click here.