Angel Investing 101 for New Investors & Entrepreneurs

Angel Investing 101 for New Investors & Entrepreneurs

Are you interested in becoming an Angel Investor? Do you want to learn how to find, fund and mentor the next wave of high growth entrepreneurs? Are you an entreprenuer looking for angel investors and want to understand how they work?  Are you interested in networking with key stakeholders in the startup ecosystem?

Join us for the Angel Investing 101 Workshop to understand end to end process of angel investing. You will get an overview of key concepts including: 

  • Sourcing new deals 

  • Basics of due diligence 

  • Negotiating Term sheets 

  • How to structure your portfolio 

  • Benefits of joining an angel network 


6 – 6:30pm Networking Session: A chance to talk about who you are, what you do and how you can help others

6:30 – 7:30pm Angel Investing 101 workshop 

7:30 – 8pm Q&A  + Networking + Wrap up  


Mike Panesis 

Mike is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Governors of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest accredited angel investor group in the country and is head of the TCA’s Central Coast Investor Network. He is also the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at California Lutheran University (CLU) in the USA.

Mike’s career spans a diverse range of industries and roles, including executive management, tech start-ups, information technology management and management consulting for companies like Semtech, Whitestone Research, DealerTrack, Church & Dwight, Deloitte & Touche and AT&T.

Mike holds a MBA degree in Marketing from Rutgers University in New Jersey and received his BS in Computer Science for Business from the DeVry Institute of Technology. He is on the Board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast Chapter and Steering Committee of the Ventura County Greek Festival.