University Angel Group WebWorkshop – New time: 10:30am-Noon; Free and open to the public

Deborah Murray
director of the Center for Rural Research/Development, 308.865.8199

Please note new time!!!!
You are invited to attend:

University Angel Group WebWorkshop

“Leveraging Alumni Investors to Bridge the Funding Gap”

Presented by National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2)

Four 90-Minute “Early Lunch and Learn” Sessions:

Session 1: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10:30am-Noon
Session 2: Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 10:30am-Noon
Session 3: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 at 10:30am-Noon
Session 4: Thursday, December 06, 2007 at 10:30am-Noon

Where:  Communications Building Room 101
Please park in Lot 22 (parking lot on west side of Communications Building).

The purpose of this series is to provide information that assist universities in creating and running their own alumni angel group. The workshops provide a comprehensive overview of university angel groups and deal with:

  • how to find alumni angel members
  • how to work with VCs and corporate strategic partners
  • how to work with the development office and other parts of the university
  • company due diligence
  • deal flow management
  • group administration
  • financing the group
  • the securities laws framework in which angel groups operate, and
  • legal risks and how to effectively deal with them.

Session 1: Introduction – Importance of Venture Industry, What are VCs, What are Angels, Differences

Session 2: Legal Framework – Accredited Investors, General Solicitation, Broker-Dealers/Finders, Investment Advisers, Secondary Markets/Re-sales

Session 3: Forming a University Angel Group – Group Structure, Member vs. Manager Managed, Finding Members, Budgets

Session 4: Operating a University Angel Group – Educating Angels & Entrepreneurs, Organizing Deal Flow, Performing Due Diligence, Working on Exits with VCs and Strategic Partners