The Capital Network Presents:
Not all angel groups are created equal. Hear from the leaders of the top angel groups in Boston on where to begin when you are approaching angel groups. Learn what to expect, what they like to see, and how to make your application and pitch stand out.
Questions answered will include:
– How do you approach angel groups? How do you get a Champion?
– What are the most important parts of the application? What aspects of my company will Angels care most about?
– What is the best way to prepare for your pitch to an angel group?
– What about the JOBs act and the new solicitation rules, how does that change the landscape?
Jodi Collier is the Director of Operations for Launchpad Venture Group where she helps manage deal flow and provides support to the membership, applying entrepreneurs and portfolio CEOs. Prior to joining Launchpad, Jodi worked at Champion International Paper Company (later acquired by International Paper) and was the Vice President of EF Education First where she had over 10 years of marketing and operations experience in the education and manufacturing industries. Jodi graduated from Emory College with a degree in political science and earned her M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary.
Jennifer Rousseau Schwall is the Executive Director of Cherrystone Angel Group, and manages the angel group’s operations while serving on the Steering, Screening and Due Diligence Committees. She has experience in screening deals, determining valuation models and conducting market research for several verticals including pharmaceutical, medical devices, software, hardware and internet/mobile applications. Jennifer advises portfolio companies on fundraising strategies and works with CEOs to keep investors updated. Jennifer also serves on the boards of UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Innovation Providence and the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition.
Charlie Cameron has over 20 years of management consulting, marketing and investing experience in more than 30 countries. His experience ranges from working on strategy with Fortune 500 companies to mentoring emerging technology companies to venture investing. He works with entrepreneurs, investors and family offices in Europe, the US and Canada. In addition, he is SVP of Business Development at Cooley LLP, a national law firm with a broad, technology-oriented client base. During the past decade Charlie has built a global network of entrepreneurs, VCs, angel groups, and service providers.
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