Experienced Angel investors share secrets on succeeding in venture investing while entrepreneurs network and learn how to attract Angel investors
StartUpNV is hosting the inaugural Southern Nevada Angel Conference (SNAC) on Thursday, Oct. 10 with a slate of experienced angel investors, successful startup founders, and startup ecosystem builders from throughout the US. The full day workshop takes place from 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Las Vegas City Hall with three (3) tracks of courses, expert speakers, and panel discussions for current and aspiring angel investors, start-up founders, and those interested in accelerating the Las Vegas start-up ecosystem.
This workshop is funded by StartUpNV’s U.S. Economic Development Administration grant. “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 startup density, Nevada ranks 49th in access to startup capital. We plan to be a catalyst for the creation of early stage investment to build a vibrant, inclusive startup ecosystem in Southern Nevada.”
SNAC attendees will learn from acclaimed guest speakers, participate in panel discussions, watch startup pitches, and hear interviews on a variety of topics ranging from how to be a successful angel investor, to building an energetic startup ecosystem. Speakers and guest panelists include Bill Payne, lead instructor of the Angel Capital Association; Angela Jackson, Managing Director of the Portland Seed Fund; Bernie Brenner, founder of True Car and Rollick; Mysty Rusk, Director, University of San Diego Innovation Center; Troy Vosseller, Co-Founder gener8tor and many others.
Las Vegas City Hall is located at 495 Main St, Las Vegas NV 89101. Register at www.tickettailor.com/events/startupnv/281684) for discounted pricing. SNAC attendee fees include parking, meals, and beverages. There is a kickoff party on Wednesday Oct 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm with registration, networking, and happy hour fare. The conference begins Oct 10 at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and networking.
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 (www.fundnv.com) Learn more about StartUpNV at www.startupnv.org