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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…Find out more »
Join Shannon Swift, a startup HR veteran, for an interactive session on how angel investors can help startup founders augment their core team and provide effective mentorship to help them succeed. She will share best practices for CEO coaching, performance reviews, structuring compensation plans and managing leadership transitions, as well as review a recruiting framework for identifying, screening and developing senior bench talent. Shannon Swift is the CEO of Swift HR Solutions, Inc., a provider of strategic HR services and…Find out more »