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Early Exits

Early Exits Workshop – Silicon Valley Band of Angels

by Basil Peters | April 10, 2010 | no responses

This was a special presentation of the Early Exits workshop for the Band of Angels in Silicon Valley.
The Band was probably the first angel investor group in America and is still considered by many to be the most prestigious. About a hundred angels attended this event.  

Part 1-1 Angel Investing in the 21st Century

  • How I got started on early exits
  • Building a 5 year early stage "VC" fund
  • Suc...

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Exit Early Exit Often Keynote Speech Part 4

by Basil Peters | October 1, 2009 | no responses

'Exit Early - Exit Often' Keynote Speech

Keynote at the Capital Connects! Southeastern Regional Angel Capital Association Meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina - October 1, 2009

Highlights of the 'Exit Early - Exit Often' Video Q&A- Part 4:

  • Q: Will institutional investors start to put money into Angel investing? A: I don't think Angels need the money. As the boomers enter their prime angel investing years, I don't t...

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Exit Early Exit Often Keynote Speech Part 3

by Basil Peters | | no responses

'Exit Early - Exit Often' Keynote Speech

Keynote at the Capital Connects! Southeastern Regional Angel Capital Association Meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina - October 1, 2009

Highlights of the 'Exit Early - Exit Often' Video - Part 3:

  • Is it ever a good idea to have traditional Venture Capital Funds invest in an Angel backed company?
  • Checklist to determine whether an individual company should be financed ...

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Exit Early Exit Often Keynote Speech Part 2

by Basil Peters | | no responses

'Exit Early - Exit Often' Keynote Speech

Keynote at the Capital Connects! Southeastern Regional Angel Capital Association Meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina - October 1, 2009

Highlights of the 'Exit Early - Exit Often' Video - Part 2:

  • Traditional Venture Capital in 'crisis' and I think the industry could shrink to half, or even a quarter, of it's current size.
  • The average US Venture Capital fund has grow...

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Exit Early Exit Often Keynote Speech Part 1

by Basil Peters | | one response

'Exit Early - Exit Often' Keynote Speech

Keynote at the Capital Connects! Southeastern Regional Angel Capital Association Meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina - October 1, 2009

Highlights of the 'Exit Early - Exit Often' Video - Part 1:

  • My background and how I became fascinated with early exits.
  • The BC Tech Fund - in three years, I made 9 investments and had 3 exits.
  • Why I think this will be call...

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors Part 5 Q and A

by Basil Peters | September 11, 2009 | no responses

Exit Strategies for Angel Investors - Part 5 - Q&A

Highlights of Exit Strategies for Angel Investors - Part 5 - Q&A:

  • Q: Venture Capital investors are always saying they add more value - is that true? A: The data from Brobeck shows that in fact, Venture Capital investors do not add more value than Angels. It makes sense when you think about where Angel Investors came from.
  • Q: When the IPO market returns will...

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors Part 4 Q and A

by Basil Peters | | one response

Exit Strategies for Angel Investors - Part 4 - Q&A

Highlights of Exit Strategies for Angel Investors - Part 4 - Q&A:

  • Q: Secondary markets - how can angels and entrepreneurs get liquidity prior to an M&A transaction? A: Several new ideas are being tried: Sharespost in Silicon Valley, GreenAngel Fund a publicly traded secondary market for cleantech.
  • Q: Question about whether entrepreneurs need Venture Capital...

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