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2 Angel Investing Seminars at UCI

Interested in learning more about Angel Investing in startup ventures?  Angel Capital Association 400

Everyone in the startup community is invited to attend two seminars offered by the Angel Capital Association on Tuesday, November 6. 

Both will be held at the Cove at UC-Irvine.

SEMINAR 1:  Fundamentals of Angel Investing Seminar (Nov 6 - $125):

Learn about including angel investments in startup companies in your asset portfolio by joining a new half-day seminar where the ACA will be introducing accredited investors to the fundamentals of angel investing.

Led by seasoned pros, the seminar will offer insight into angel investing as an asset class, with the focus on anticipated returns, portfolio strategy, valuation of early-stage companies, conducting due diligence, understanding term sheets and angel involvement in portfolio companies after the investment.

Attendees will receive a workbook and a copy of The Fundamentals of Angel Investing by Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile (a $25 value).

Come to learn the basics, participate in discussions, and to network with new and experienced angel investors.

Register here: 

SEMINAR 2:  Term Sheet Basics Seminar (Nov 6 - $125):

This half-day introductory seminar will provide clear, practical information about early-stage term sheets, with focus on helping newer angel investors understand and evaluate startup investment deal terms.

The course will include lectures, interviews and an engaging exercise for its attendees.

Key concepts covered in the seminar include:

  • Corporate structures preferred by investors
  • Advantages and disadvantages of equity versus debt and derivative alternatives
  • Practical framework for the important components of term sheets
  • What terms like “liquidation preference” and “participation rights” mean
  • Key terms to address investors’ concerns
  • Basic philosophy for negotiation

 Register here:

Reception Celebrating ACA's Public Policy Work (Nov 6 - $50):

After conclusion of the day's seminars, attend a social mixer to help support the Angel Capital Association's work in Washington, DC.


Thanks to our friends at the Angel Capital Association for sharing this local event news and graphic. 


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