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Angel Accelerator - Complete Course on How to be an Angel Investor

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Soda Pop Garage 2150 Market St. Denver, CO 80205


  • Learn about the critical elements of angel investing. This registration also include an RVC Active Investor membership that will allow you to attend all of the club's events at no cost for the rest of the year.
  • RVC Active Investor Members can attend the RVC Angel Accelerator for free and bring a gust a a fraction of the full program cost.
  • RVC Passive Investor Members can attend the Angel Accelerator for a fraction of its full cost. Consider upgrading to an active investor membership to receive this event for free!

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

Answer: make ten bad investments and lose $250,000.

Better Answer:  Participate in the RVC Angel Accelerator and learn how to be a SMART Angel and receive a great return on investment, avoid taxation, learn about leading edge innovation and meet interesting people!

The Angel Accelerator Full Day Bootcamp accelerates Angel Investors' learning with a combination of hands-on exercises, working with experienced angel investor mentors, and solid content and toolkits that you'll need for successful Angel Investing.

Topics Covered Include:

  • How to Value a pre-revenue company.
  • Why are Exit Strategies Important?  (Hint - that's how you get your money back!)
  • How to "read" a pitch.
  • Due Diligence Do's and Don'ts
  • How to Analyze a Proforma Financial Statement and determine whether it's "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.
  • Lead Investors - what are the key functions that the Lead Investor plays and what do you have to know before you jump into this role?
  • 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 SAFEs?
  • Tax Implications - how can Angels take advantage of huge 100% tax breaks on capital gains?

This is a full-day workshop, and you'll be engaged in interesting content and hands-on learning the whole time!

Registrants receive the full day workshop, a tool-kit full of angel investing resources, and one full year of ACTIVE INVESTOR MEMBERSHIP in Rockies Venture Club, Colorado's leading angel investment group with free access to angel forums across the state, monthly pitch events and conferences!

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