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Fundamentals for Startups Friday: What Do Angel Investors Look For?
Fundamentals for Startups Friday: What Do Angel Investors Look For?
WhenFriday, Jan 18, 2019, 12 – 1 p.m.
WhereUW Fluke Hall, 3rd floor
4000 Mason Road
Seattle, WA 98195
Campus roomIdea Lab
Event typesInformation Sessions, Lectures/Seminars
Target Audiencestartups, entrepreneurs, innovators
Twitter#Fundamentals4Startups #CoMotionLabs

Angel investments are one of the most popular forms of financing for startups, and angel investors are always on the lookout for promising opportunities. How do you get an angel investor to invest in your business? What are angel investors looking for? Find out how to target the right angels for your startup and tips for presenting a compelling pitch. 

• Structuring your startup for investment
• Identifying the right angels
• Articulating your value
• Demonstrating a strong team
• Presenting a sound business plan
• Anticipating angel priorities

Leo Lam
Leo is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is one of the founding LPs of the SWAN Venture Fund, an angel investment group in Seattle investing in seed rounds of early stage companies. Folilo, his consulting business, has helped early-stage companies structure deals and raise over $5 million in the past two years, through both crowd funding and Angel channels. His current portfolio includes nine startups from a variety of industries. He is currently the CEO of WEVE, a high-end consumer product company, and is on the Board of Heroclips, a two-year-old startup with two successful rounds of fundraising. Leo received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from UW and he is also a graduate of the Foster School of Business. Read more about Leo Lam on LinkedIn.

Fundamentals for Startups is a weekly one-hour lecture series featuring notable experts who share startup-related information, experience, and insights with our entrepreneurial community. From raising capital to scaling to exit strategies, these seasoned guest speakers deliver valuable content designed to help startups and entrepreneurs thrive. Lectures are typically 30-40 mins, followed by open Q&A. Light refreshments will be served. These lectures are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with the UW or a startup to join. We hope to see you there!

Each lecture is filmed, live streamed, and archived on CoMotion’s YouTube Channel. Can't join us? Watch this talk live, day of at the link below. Also, check out our Fundamentals for Startups playlist.…
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