Angel 101+ Education Sessions: Sponsored by Key Private Bank

February 7, 2017

Event Overview:

February 15th and March 8th at 5:30 p.m., at Shaker Country Club

With the generous support of Key Private Bank, North Coast Angel Fund will host two evening sessions to share introductory and intermediate level content related to angel investing. Panel discussions will touch on due diligence “do’s and don’ts”, deal terms, serving on boards, follow-on investing strategies, exits, and more.

There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar beginning at 5:30 p.m. The session will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. These events are open to both NCAF and non-NCAF members interested in angel investing (attendees must be accredited investors per SEC regulations).


  • Introduction and Overview of Angel Investing in Cleveland
  • Due Diligence
    • Do’s and don’ts
    • How to access technologies and founder teams
    • Acceptable versus unacceptable risks
    • How much diligence is enough
  • Deal Terms & Valuation
    • Debt vs Equity structures
    • What is a fair valuation
    • Importance of having a lead investor
  • How to be a More Impactful Board Member
    • Role of the Board
    • Fiduciary responsibility
    • CEO relationships
  • Keys to Success & Why Companies Fail
    • Follow-on investing strategies
    • Driving for exits
    • Common mistakes

Panelists include Stephen McHale, Charles Stack, Susan Luria, Clay Rankin, Lee Zapis, Sharon Fay, Morris Wheeler, Jon Grimm, Mike Bunker, Blake Squires, Lauren Fine, Ray Rackley and Scott Flamm.

To RSVP, please use either link below:

RSVP for February 15th

RSVP for March 8th

Or email / call Daniel Luketic at / (330) 256-1907




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