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Introduction to Angel Investing in Startups

November 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become an angel investor and how that can benefit local startups and the Greater Sacramento region economy.

The startup and innovation space is exciting and full of new technologies and innovations. Investing in startups gives you a front row seat to the game-changing innovations and technologies being developed by startups.

Angel investing is a powerful method to diversify your portfolio with the potential to realize exponential growth in your investment. While the risk of investing in startups is high, the rewards are also high. Getting in on the ground floor of an exciting and innovative startup can provide huge financial rewards if that startup is successful.

In this workshop you’ll learn what angel investing is, the requirements to become an angel investor, and how and why to get started investing in the Sacramento startup community. Join us and learn from seasoned angel investors about the exciting personal and community benefits of angel investing.

Topics to be Covered in this Workshop:

  • What is angel investing?
  • How investing in local startups helps fuel the local economy
  • Who can be an angel investor?
  • How to get involved in angel investing
  • Next Steps

Access to seed capital is a major challenge for many cities, but Sacramento lags other cities in seed investment in very early stage startups. You can make a difference. By learning how to invest in our local startups, you’ll make a difference in the growth of the Sacramento technology sector and personally play a part in our region’s economic engine.

This seminar is organized by StartupSac.

The Mission of StartupSac is to accelerate Sacramento’s startup and innovation ecosystem by informing, educating, empowering, and connecting its startup founders and innovators. Learn more here.

About the Presenter

John Selep

John Selep is an active angel investor, former tech executive, and long-standing contributor to the startup community in our Sacramento region. Having spent three decades launching new technologies through both small and large organizations, John now serves as an investor, board member, business consultant, and advisor to emerging technology companies. John has been an active angel investor and Board member for the Sacramento Angels for the past nine years, where he currently serves as manager of the Sacramento Angels’ investment fund. John also serves as Board Chair for the organization behind The Lab@AgStart, the largest wet-lab incubator for startup companies in our Greater Sacramento Region. John teaches a ‘Startup Investor School’ for angel investors and is a frequent guest speaker on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance.


November 11, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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