Minerva | Repeat | 5th Event | Boards When They Do & Don't Work

Host: Aston Business School

Location: On Line

Date: Thursday, 27th August 2020 at 09:30

Cost: Free

In support of Minerva Birmingham PitchUp and to encourage greater engagement between our local successful business people with our local entrepreneurs we a running familiarisation program for those interested in finding out more about investing in our high growth start-ups and scale ups . This is the fifth webinar in a series of 8 covering the important aspect of Term Sheets and Shareholder agreements.

Through the series you will get chance to chat to experts , experienced investors and academics on being an angel investor.

We aim to break the myth on type, age profile, investment levels and what is actually an angel investor.

The angel investors speaking during these events will continually change to provide you with the maximum possible exposure to different views.

Introduction to Business Angel Investing For the Potential Angel Investor

Agenda & Led by Prof J Lyon of Warwick Business School

Prof J Lyon is not only an accomplish academic, he is a serial entrepreneur having stated life in the private sector and has been both an active investor and receiver of angel funding. He thus comes with a unique perspective. In addition you will get a chance to hear for another active angel investor on their opinion of the challenges of getting the right Board structure which can be a key to many failures when its wrong.

1. Boards, their need, their structure when it works and when it doesn’t

2. What red flags to watch for

3. Any do’s and don’ts?

4. An active Minerva angel investor's perspective (10 mins)

5. Q&A

All events are recorded and available on request

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