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Rising Tide Program Educates Next Generation of Angel Investors | EBAN Institute

A series of instructional videos and webinars with basics for new angels. Angels and entrepreneurs are welcome to use these materials to build skills.

Introduction to Angel Investing
What is Angel Investing? What is the investing  process? When do angels play a role in the development of start-ups? What are the different types of business angels? What are the different ways business angels can do this activity?

Sources of Financing for Start-Ups
What is the financing landscape for start-ups including crowdfunding and business angels? For each type of financing, a description, the benefits/risks and timing are provided.

Introduction to Deal Due Diligence
What do Business Angels look for? What is the due diligence process? What entrepreneurs like/do not like when selecting business angels?

Business Model Fundamentals
What are the components of an economic/business model of a start-up? What are the drivers? How will the company scale?

Introduction to Company Valuations
What are some of the common definitions? What are the various methods used to value a start-ups? How are the valuations negotiated with entrepreneurs?

Introduction to Reading Financial Statements
What is a P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statement? What do they often look like for start -ups? What to look for and avoid?

Introduction to Managing Follow-on Rounds
What are follow-on rounds? When is it a good time to do one? What are the different types of follow-on rounds? What are warrants? What is a Down round?