Nevada’s Startup Incubator Helps Investors Learn The Art Of Angel Investing On April 11th
StartUpNV will host its first angel investing workshop Thursday, Apr. 11. with investor expert Bill Payne. The $49 half-day workshop, teaching aspiring angels the end-to-end process of angel investing, will take place from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at AFWERX, in Las Vegas. Attendees will learn how to negotiate term sheets, source and structure new deals, understand the basics of due diligence, and how to properly value a company.
StartUpNV will use its U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to fund this workshop. “The mission of this grant is to educate investors and encourage formation of regional early-stage funds,” said Jeff Saling, Executive Director for StartUpNV. “While we rank #1 in the US for startups, Nevada ranks 49th in startup capital investment. Our mission is to be a catalyst for more investment.”
The interactive workshop includes guest speakers, panel discussions, and interviews to help attendees understand the world of startup investing. Legendary investor Bill Payne, lead instructor of the Angel Capital Association will moderate. Payne is an active angel investor, advisor to entrepreneurs, and has successfully invested in over 50 startup companies. Additional experts for the workshop include Bill Arent, Director, City of Las Vegas Economic Development; Kathy Priebe, Sierra Angels; Bill Botts, Rebel Venture Fund; Mark Brennan, Brennan Capital Partners; George Moncrief, tech scout at AFWERX; Matthew Fritz, Rebel Venture Fund; Zachary Miles Esq. AVP Economic Development, UNLV; Leith MartinExecutive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, UNLV; and Jeff Saling, Co-Founder & Executive Director for StartUpNV and FundNV.
AFWERX is located at 3773 Howard Hughes Pkwy, Las Vegas NV 89169. Register HERE for the workshop.
Registration begins 12:30 p.m., the workshop is from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is followed by a happy hour. Pitch Fest begins at 5:30 featuring local startups where investors get to apply what they’ve learned. For more information about StartUpNV and details surrounding this event, visit StartUpNV.
StartUpNV is a non-profit (501c3) state-wide business incubator for scalable Nevada startups providing expert mentorship and access to a network of capital partners for funding through vehicles like FundNV. Learn more about StartUpNV at www.startupnv.org.