Webinar: Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

I’m leading a webinar for HBS Alumni Angels on “Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices”.  Click here to register .   I’d welcome your feedback on my draft presentation, below:


Date: March 22nd, 2013
Time: 12:00 Noon Eastern Time (9:00 am Pacific)
Introductions: Dan Rosen (Partner, Commerce Ventures; Learning Officer- HBS Alumni Angels)
Speaker: David Teten (Partner, ff Venture Capital, and Chair, HBS Alumni Angels NY)
: FREE for members and $25 for non-members.
This webinar will run 60 minutes.

Click here to register

This webinar is designed to be an introduction to angel investing as well as to the HBS Alumni Angels organization.  Among the topics I will cover:

  • Introduction to HBS Angels and the 2013 Webinar schedule
  • How to assess opportunities (idea, team, valuation)
  • How to source great deals
  • How to add value to portfolio companies after you invest
  • How to increase your returns (on average)
  • How to make the most out of angel group participation
  • Latest trends in angel investing and where the industry is headed

INTRO BY: Dan Rosen, Partner at Commerce Ventures & Learning Officer at HBS Angels

Dan Rosen (HBS ’06) is a Partner at Commerce Ventures, a sector-focused venture capital firm he recently founded. At Commerce Ventures, Dan focuses on investing in mobile, payments and retail innovations. Prior to Commerce Ventures, Dan spent 6 years at Highland Capital Partners, where he invested in several early-stage mobile, payments and consumer media startups. Prior to joining Highland, Dan worked at HarbourVest Partners, LLC, where he invested in and worked closely with several growth-stage technology and communications businesses, as well as in corporate development at RSA Security (RSAS, acquired by EMC) and as a software consultant for American Management Systems (AMSY, acquired by CGI Group). Today he resides in San Francisco, but is a Boston native and still holds out hope for another Brady Superbowl win.