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Pennies From Heaven | Angel Deal Term Panel

by Klaire Wesolowski

With the recent increase in angel financing, deal terms have undergone significant changes – you need to make sure you’re in the know. Atlanta Tech Angels brings you an interactive panel of some of the most experienced angels to get you up to speed.  If you have lingering questions about angel deal terms, this is your chance to get some answers. No topic is off-limits, so come armed with your questions. We will be there to report back – stay tuned for our coverage.

Check out the details and RSVP.

100 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339

August 20
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will proceed the panel starting at 6 pm.

The topics:

  • Valuations
  • Does it matter whether the company is an LLC or corporation?
  • Participating vs. non-participating preferred stock
  • Whether “slimmed down” preferred stock financings (such as Series Seed and Series AA) are beginning to gain some traction over traditional Series A financings
  • When to use convertible notes
  • Convertible note caps
  • How to structure the note to qualify for the Georgia Angel Investor Tax Credit
  • Whether convertible equity (such as SAFE and KISS equity) is beginning to replace convertible notes

The panelists:

  • Glenn Bachman, Bachman Ventures / ATA Board member
  • Jim Eckstein, The Angel Advisors
  • Michael Price, CEO Ventures
  • Greg Smith, Blue Vista Ventures
  • Meade Sutterfield, Mentor for Flashpoint @ Georgia Tech

About ATA:
Atlanta Tech Angels is one of the nation’s top Angel Investing networks. It includes members and VC affiliates in Atlanta and across Georgia that work together to evaluate and fund early-stage companies. The mission is to provide opportunities for members to invest in top tier early-stage companies in the South East. ATA members provide seed and early-stage capital of between $150K-$2M, an investment range not generally served by venture capital funds, thus serving as a catalyst helping to build Georgia’s economy into a thriving center of technology and entrepreneurship. Alongside with financial support, ATA provides mentorship, industry expertise and valuable contacts. ATA is looking to invest in high growth technology companies, but has a broad definition of technology which includes numerous industries. ATA & GA also has various internal special interest groups that screen Hardware, Software, Digital Media, Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services, Life Science, Healthcare, CleanTech and Industrial.

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