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Ten Reasons You Can’t Miss ACA 2020 – The (Virtual) Summit of Angel Investing

Angel Insights Blog

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 

Ten Reasons You Can’t Miss ACA 2020 – The (Virtual) Summit of Angel Investing

By: Emily Angold, ACA Marketing Manager

10.  It fits into your life, nicely. The event features 12 hours of interactive sessions, over three days, with plenty of down-time – a chance to learn and grow that’s remarkably easy on the schedule. 

9.  Location, Location, Location. Relax in your own home while you soak up the latest insights about the dynamic, changing landscape for angels around the globe.

8.  The immersive, multi-weeklong ACA Angel University is going virtual, too, and will start on May 18 – and you’ll save if you sign up during your ACA 2020 – The Summit of Angel Investing registration.

7.  You’ll meet and engage with dozens of experts and other angel investors, with small group chats and roundtable discussions about topics that matter. Plus, we’ll have virtual happy hours and crowd-sourced discussion groups for low-key and high-comfort networking.

6.  The expert-led conference sessions cover timely topics… like our new economic reality, up-to-date information about beneficial government legislations, and how worldwide startup ecosystems can ignite growth.

5.  …. And timeless topics, like increasing returns, identifying new opportunities, improving due diligence, and leveraging royalty-based deals.

4.  In one session, we’ll hear from two futurists about their views of angel investing in the next decade. Then, we’ll break off into smaller groups and do some scenario planning, with real-world takeaways for finding success in each future state.

3.  The keynote speakers are fascinating, too, with unique experiences and insight. Just a few highlights: Lindy Snider will give us an insider’s view on the dynamic world of cannabis investing; Jonathan Ortmans will inspire us with accounts of risk-taking entrepreneurs who are truly writing history in their developing countries; and Charles Fred will share the results of a game-changing research study that predicts startup success.

2.  Martha Miller, Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will join us for an exclusive fireside chat to discuss updates, trends, and perspectives about how COVID-19 is impacting raising capital, crowdfunding, and strategies to bridge networks. That’s timely!

1.  Here’s the bottom line: Angels shine when the stakes are high – and we can help you develop a plan to thrive in this new world.


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