153 Townsend Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, California 94107

Event: 'Startup-U SFO: Angel's Vs. VC'S With Steve Dines, Sand Hill Angels'

Date: Thursday, August 09, 2007 At 11:45 AM
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Contact Info:
Offices of DLA Piper 153 Townsend Street, Suite 800 San Francisco, CA 94107 Contact Name: Anne Donker Contact No: 415.378.3966 Email: SFStartupU@gmail.com
URL: svase.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=149&extmode=view&extid=734

As early-stage entrepreneurs who set out to navigate their financing options, you will undoubtedly come across tales of angel investing. How do you determine fact from fiction? What is proper etiquette when seeking out and negotiating with individual angel investors and angel groups? What should you give up and what would you get in return?

Join Steve Dines, Director at Sand Hill Angels and Kevin Hartz, serial entrepreneur, angel and CEO of Eventbrite, for a discussion about Angel investing, in which they will share their insights on:

*Who are angels? What constitutes an angel investor? What should you look for in an angel or angel group? How do you find the right angel?

*Mechanics of Angel Investing: How do angel groups operate? What should you expect during due diligence?

*Post Investment Relationship: What mentoring, coaching services can angel investors provide?

*How do investors determine pre-money valuations

..And more! Should there be a question you want included, please submit via e-mail at SFStartupU@gmail.com
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Popular FAQs regarding Startup-U:

What is the cost of this event?
A $5 (member) or $15 (affiliate/non-member) registration fee, plus a $1.50 credit card processing fee, includes event and lunch, available through advanced online registration. A $10 or $20 fee is collected at the door.

What is the format of a Startup-U event typically?
Generally speaking, each event begins with an introduction by the host followed by a brief talk about SVASE and self-introductions by each of the attendees. After the introductions, the host introduces a speaker (usually 20 minute presentation, followed by group discussion) or the discussion topic; the exact format varies based on the host and that variety is what makes this event so exciting!

Who should attend?
Startup entrepreneurs, anyone thinking about forming a startup, service providers, angels and VCs active in the Silicon Valley information tech and biotech entrepreneur communities. Past participants include:

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs
Venture Capitalists, Angels and other members of the funding community
Service Providers (e.g. human resources, contract programming, etc.)
Independent Consultants (e.g. sales, marketing, engineering, etc.)

Do I need to be a member of SVASE to attend this event?
Non-members and guests of members are welcome to attend any 2 SVASE Startup-U events. Afterwards, we recommend that non-members become members of SVASE. For more information on the benefits of joining SVASE, please visit our website at www.svase.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category┬žionid=4&id=100&Itemid=109&Itemid=59.
You can also join at the event itself.

What if I have more questions?
Please contact the Host for this event: Anne, Dan, or Lili at SFStartupU@gmail.com.

This event is co-sponsored by DLA Piper, www.dlapiper.com

Official Website: http://svase.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=149&extmode=view&extid=734

Added by svaseinfo on July 19, 2007