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January 2020

Fireside Chat with Kirby Winfield

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for an interactive workshop with seasoned startup operator and angel investor Kirby Winfield and Josh Williams from Seattle Bank. They will discuss trends in startup financing, angel investing and venture capital, as well as answer any questions you may have. Kirby is currently the Founding General Partner at Ascend.vc, a pre-seed stage venture fund investing in marketplace, e-commerce/DTC, and "smart SaaS"/AI startups in the Pacific Northwest. He is also an Investor in Residence at AI2, a research and…

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February 2020

AoA Pitch Clinic @ Galvanize

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Galvanize – Seattle, 111 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Free

Are you fundraising for your startup? Learn how to pitch like a pro to investors at this interactive workshop hosted by veteran angel investor Gregg Bennett and K&L Gates Fellow Ravi Kumar.

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AoA Workshop – How Startup Valuation Works

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Create33, 999 THIRD AVE
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Free

Many entrepreneurs struggle with having the “valuation” discussion with investors. Given that many startups have no revenue, much less profits, well established quantitative methods simply do not work well. All too often, it feels to the entrepreneur that valuations are just being pulled out of thin air. Join Yi-Jian Ngo from the Alliance of Angels for an interactive workshop on startup valuation. We will walk thru some practical guidelines and three specific methods that entrepreneurs can use to guide their…

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March 2020

Angel Investing: How to Get Started

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Come hear two experienced angels speak about getting started investing in technology start-ups. They will cover: 1. How to think about the different stages of start-ups and build a portfolio. 2. How many deals you need to be in, liquidity of your investments, timing, and deal flow. 3. Due diligence: the basics of evaluating start-ups. 4. How deals are structured and legal basics. Whether you are ready to start now or planning for the future this interactive session is designed…

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