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Startup Angels Workshop – Athena Collective March 22 - 23

Innovation Depot, 1500 1st Ave N # 31, Birmingham, AL 35203

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Startup Angels is partnering with the Athena Collective to bring the Startup Angel Workshop to Birmingham, Alabama.

The workshop is divided into four sessions which provide new angels and wealth management professionals an introduction to the business of investing in technology startups, a framework for thinking about startup investing in the context of overall portfolio diversification, and a practical guide to the mechanics of choosing, negotiating and managing investments.

The workshop will take place at two locations in Birmingham. Day 1 (March 22) will be at the Innovation Depot, 1500 1st Ave N #31. Day 2 (March 23) will be at Balch & Bingham LLP, 1901 6th Ave N #1500.

Event Speakers

Kim Seals

Kim Seals

Golden Seeds
Hank Torbert

Hank Torbert

ENERGYx Accelerator
Allie Burns

Allie Burns

Village Capital
Chris Olivier

Chris Olivier

Craft Catalyst
Shelley Prevost

Shelley Prevost

Torch
Katie Bee Marshall

Katie Bee Marshall

Anderson Growth Partners
Liz Pharo

Liz Pharo

Monumentum Telecom
Leslie Jump

Leslie Jump

Startup Angels
Sanjay Singh

Sanjay Singh

CTS
Elizabeth Stewart

Elizabeth Stewart

Fenwick Brands
Lauren Pearson

Lauren Pearson

HighTower Twickenham
Bob Crutchfield

Bob Crutchfield

Harbert Venture Partners
Martha Legg Miller

Martha Legg Miller

Balch & Bingham
David Dowd

David Dowd

Burr & Forman
Mack Kolarich

Mack Kolarich

Startup Angels

Event Partners

Event Agenda

Date Time Session Topic Speakers
22nd 6:00 PM Registration & Cocktails (Location: Innovation Depot)
22nd 6:30 PM Fireside Chat Fireside Chat (Location: Innovation Depot)
22nd 7:15 PM Segment I Startup Investing & Your Portfolio (Location: Innovation Depot)
22nd 8:15 PM Mingling / Reception (Location: Innovation Depot)
Date Time Session Topic Speakers
23rd 8:30 AM Arrival & Breakfast (Location: Balch & Bingham LLP)
23rd 9:00 AM Segment II Choosing Early Stage Startups (Location: Balch & Bingham LLP)
23rd 10:00 AM Segment III Getting the Deal Done (Location: Balch & Bingham LLP)
23rd 11:00 AM Segment IV Beyond the Check: Mentoring & Networking (Location: Balch & Bingham LLP)
23rd 12:00 PM Segment V Athena Collective and the Birmingham MVP (Location: Balch & Bingham LLP)

Workshop Segments

Startup Investing and Your Portfolio
Why is now a great time to invest in startups? Where does angel investing fits in the spectrum of capital? What role can startup investing have in my overall wealth portfolio? How can I build a diverse portfolio of startups?

Choosing Early Stage Startups
What do companies look like at this stage? What signals show that a company has traction? What are the best practices of choosing startups? Why is it important to invest in the entrepreneur?

Getting the Deal Done
What are the different ways to invest? What goes into a deal? What are the best practices for negotiating terms? What is the deal process like; how long does it take?

Beyond the Check: Mentoring & Networking
Why invest both time and expertise? What can I do to be a good mentor?

Startup Angels Workshop – Athena Collective March 22 - 23

Innovation Depot, 1500 1st Ave N # 31, Birmingham, AL 35203

Register