SVASE Main Event: Finding Angels to Look After You
Start: 05/06/2010 - 6:00 pm
End: 05/06/2010 - 8:30 pm
Contact: Laura Weigant
Email: [email protected]
Location: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Finding Angels to Look After You
Angels are the optimistic financiers who give many startups their crucial early infusions of cash, and are often the logical next stop for investment capital, after your own savings and those of your friends and family.
Unlike VCs, angels invest small amounts of their own money - as little as $10,000 and usually less than $1 million - in very young companies. But like all investors, many angels have been drenched with losses during the recent stock market gyrations. That has left them skittish, investing in fewer technology start-ups and demanding more of those they do consider, leaving founders struggling to find money at the stage they need it most.
However, there are still active angels out there! As many angels are quite low profile, or even secretive, the problems for many aspiring entrepreneurs are: how do I find angels that might be interested in my startups, how do I find out if they are still actively investing, how do I approach them, and what do they want to see from me so they will invest?
To find the answers to these questions, and more, come join our panel of committed, enthusiastic angels, as they explore the best ways to get angels on your side and on you team.
When: Thursday, May 6, 2010
6:00 – 7:00 pm Networking and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 - 8:15 pm Panel discussion and Q&A
8:15 - 8:30 pm Additional networking
Location: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Pre-Registered Rates (All Rates Include Hors D’oeuvres):
Members - $20; Affiliates who advertise this event - $29; General Public - $49
Pre-registration closes at 9 PM the night before the event.
Walk-In Rates: Add $10.00 to the listed price
To reserve an Exhibit Table, please contact [email protected], $350 Members, $850 Non-members (Includes exhibit table, 2 tickets to the event and 1 year corporate membership).
Seating is limited, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment on the day.
This event is co-sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, www.cooley.com.
Added by svaseinfo on April 9, 2010