for early-stage investors, entrepreneurs, and community builders
Angel Resource Institute programs are part of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Power of Angel Investing series of seminars and workshops.
The real value of ARI's content comes from the Kauffman Foundation and the collective experience and best practices of thousands of individual investors and angel investment groups associated with the Angel Capital Association and ARI-renowned faculty who each have 10-plus years of angel investment and entrepreneurial leadership experience. A list of current programs and workshops may be found below.
"ARI's unique data-driven content and proven best practices have been extremely valuable tools in our programs for entrepreneurs and angels. Their courses have served as a resource for new angels in the region and have better equipped our entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to raise early capital."
- Kristen D'Amore, President, The Entrepreneurs Center @NVTC (Northern Virginia Technology Council)
This seminar is designed for non-angel investors who want to have a deeper impact on angel investing's impact on job creation. This seminar provides a deep overview of the angel investing process and its vital relationship to the growth of early stage companies and economic development.
This innovative course by exit expert Basil Peters addresses the best practices and practical methods for sophisticated investors to execute company exits. Can be taught stand-alone or in conjunction with Early Exits (which focuses on exit strategy) for a full-day on exits.
Starting an Angel Organization is a comprehensive overview of the strategic and tactical steps required to create an angel group that best fits your community's characteristics. Based on the book Angel Investing Groups, Networks, and Funds: A Guidebook to Developing the Right Angel Organization for Your Community, by Susan Preston and Kauffman Foundation. This book was the foundational piece for infoDev/World Bank Group's recent release of Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group: A Guide for Emerging and Frontier Markets.
This workshop presents the latest trends in angel investing and venture capital. This workshop covers the trends in best practices for analyzing the capital raising environment, meeting investor expectations, and current preferences in valuation methodologies and deal structuring.
This workshop takes the mystery out of the process of constructing a term sheet. It explores the common concepts, principles, approaches to and types of term sheets. You will learn what works and what does not as well as the options there are to execute a good deal for everyone.
ARI has multiple courses designed for beginners to expert-level investors and entrepreneurs. Each course is ARI instructor led or ARI can train you to deliver courses.
ARI has delivered more than 400 courses across 38 states and 40 countries for angel groups, economic development organizations, and government initiatives to encourage early-stage investments and deal flow.
ARI is continuously collecting data from Angel investors, groups, and entrepreneurs on early-stage and startup deals in order to provide better metrics.
View the latest Halo Report™ and find out what trends will impact your current and future funding rounds.
Sue Preston, Chair, Angel Resource Institute, explains a new ARI program designed to educate women entrepreneurs and investors.
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