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Guide to Raising an Angel Seed Round – Part 2: Due Diligence Documents & Contracts
February 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFree – $35
You’re getting ready to raise your Seed round – and you’ve gotten a couple of meetings with Angels… Now what?
In this workshop we will focus on the due diligence round and how to best prepare for it. From high level overviews, to in-depth analyses of every number, customer and flaw, our Angel and Legal experts will run the process through which investors evaluate early-stage companies for investment. Market analysis, financial, legal documents… In this in-depth interactive workshop you will walk away with a clear understanding and a checklist of what business documents and legal contracts investors need to see from you to make the process of investing as smooth as it can be.
We recommend for you to have attended our ‘Guide to Raising an Angel Seed Round – Part 1: Angels Perspective’ workshop.
To prepare for this workshop, you can read Christopher Mirabile’s Inc article: ‘Rites of Passage: What Investors Mean By Due Diligence’ .
Lunch is included.
Angel Investor at Launchpad Venture Group
Christine is an angel investor focused on investing in early stage companies in the Greater Boston area. She is an active investor and board member of Launchpad Venture Group, the most active angel investment group in the Northeast. Christine began her career at Wellington Management. For the initial 10 years there, she was an equity analyst and sector fund manager, responsible for $2.0 billion in assets (specialty: consumer staples globally). Eventually, she became the Associate Director of Global Industry Research and led a team of nearly 100 investment professionals and served on the firm’s management committees, including the Compensation Committee and the Equity Review Committee. At age 39, she retired from the investment management industry to found and successfully run her own company. In recent years, she has leveraged her expertise in analyzing companies to invest in start-up companies in the Greater Boston area.
Angel Investor at Launchpad Venture Group Sky Ventures & Walnut Ventures
Raza Shaikh is an entrepreneur and active angel investor in the Boston area. He invests as an individual angel and also as a member of Launchpad Venture Group, Sky Ventures and Walnut Ventures. Raza’s expertise include the range from software, robotics, life science, mobility and ML/AI.
Partner, Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP
Will Bernat is a partner and co-chairs Nutter’s Emerging Companies Group. Will also co-leads the firm’s Food and Beverage group. Clients routinely rely on Will to help them navigate through private equity, venture capital, and angel financing transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending transactions, and other corporate governance issues.
Tech, life sciences, consumer/retail, and food & beverage companies look to Will for assistance throughout their entire lifespans, from initial planning and formation to operations and exit, including formulating the strategy to realize their business goals and to build the foundation necessary to secure third-party investment. Investors in emerging growth companies seek Will’s counsel when structuring their financing transactions. Will has counseled clients in angel and venture-backed financings representing an aggregate of over $100 million in investment in local early-stage companies.
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