Baylor Angel Network Presents Entrepreneur Information Series in Dallas Feb. 16Feb. 11, 2011
The Baylor Angel Network (BAN) is presenting the first in a series of learning events aimed at entrepreneurs. BAN is an investor network providing early stage capital to entrepreneurs with developed business plans, complete products, and early revenue.
"The event enables entrepreneurs to train with industry professionals in key areas of business development," said Kevin Castello, director. "Networking with other local entrepreneurs and potential investor groups will also be a key benefit for attendees."
The first of many such sessions that will be offered across Texas will take place February 16, 2011 in Dallas. It will be held at the Cooper Guest Lodge Hotel, Conference Center and Spa at 12230 Preston Road, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Registration is required at http://baylorangelnetwork.memberlodge.org/Default.aspx?pageId=926446
Angel Investment - Learn how to engage with Angel Networks to seek angel investment. Learn what angels look for, and how to avoid common pitfalls in your pitches.
Cloud Computing (1 and 2) - Learn what has worked for start-ups and small businesses using cloud computing services.
Early General Counsel - Find out what legal concerns you should address with counsel, including corporate structure and governance, issues securities, finding and keeping talent and intellectual property concerns.
Series A Funding - Learn about the legal issues in seeking investors, such as SEC rules, term sheets, due diligence and necessary documents.
Human Resources - Find out how to avoid "winter storm" in your HR strategies and how to recruit and retain top talent.
Accounting and Taxes - Learn how to plan, implement and support accounting and tax functions.
Social Media (1 and 2) - Learn what platforms and tools are available for your business. See a playbook for start-ups that incorporates social media in your business from day one.
Intellectual Property (1 and 2) - Explore the basics of IP, including trademarks, patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and asset management.
Forecast Modeling - Examine forecasting techniques for early-stage companies, including forecasting tips that help you manage your business and give you credibility with investors.