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Angel funding sessions

Venture Capital Panel
8:30 ~ 9:15 a.m., April 8, 2010

Michael Drzal, Attorney at LeClairRyan and Chair of the Venture Capital Practice Area Team, will lead a Venture Capital Panel.  This interactive panel, comprised of veteran VCs, will cover a wide range of topics, including what VCs look for in a deal, the current investing environment, investment philosophy differences, company valuations and deal pricing, how VCs view angel-backed companies, hot industry sectors, and much more.

Valuation of Early-Stage Ventures Seminar

9:30 ~ 11:15 a.m., April 8, 2010

John May, managing partner of the New Vantage Group, will lead a session on the valuation of early-stage ventures. Over the last 20 years, John has been an advisor to, or a general partner of, five early-stage venture capital funds, including the UK-based Seraphim Capital formed in 2006, and is the co-author of Every Business Needs an Angel (Crown Business: 2001). 

Open Angel Forum
1:00 ~ 3:30 p.m., April 8, 2010

Four ready-to-fund companies from the Roanoke/New River Region will present before a panel of locally focused angel investors and an amphitheater full of educators, business leaders, researchers, investors, and entrepreneurs.  The Open Angel Forum is a live pitch session providing a unique opportunity to see how raising capital is done with real companies and investors.  After each company pitch, the Angels will provide valuable insights into how to polish the business and get funded now – you don't want to miss this!

Companies interested in being considered for the Open Angel Forum can send questions or their two page executive summary by March 5, 2010 to Bob Summers.

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Phone: 540-443-9100
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