This Investor Training is an intensive program over two days that will outline the basics of angel investing. The sessions are delivered by Luke Krueger, a co-founder of Valhalla Private Capital and member of NACO.
Who Should Come:
The sessions are designed for accredited investors who are interested in learning about the whys and hows of angel investing. Any accredited investor interested in participating in the OKGN Angel Summit should also attend.
When:Wed, Nov 28th and Wed, Dec 5th
Where:Accelerate Okanagan HQ Boardroom
Time:4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:$150 for two four-hour sessions (light dinner & refreshments provided)
- How did Angel Investment begin?
- Introduction to startups, the rise of technology as a sector and the investment landscape
- Typical portfolio returns and structure
- Building an investment thesis
- Theory of early-stage investment
- The funding ecosystem - Private (Angel) Capital Overview
- Basic terms and 'phraseology' we use in the sector
- Angel investing in Canada and BC specifically
About the presenter:
Luke Krueger is a co-founder of Valhalla Private Capital, a full-service corporate finance firm, focused on early start startup companies. Valhalla's offering touches all stages of the startup lifecycle including an Angel Investment Network, training programs, early-stage funds, and M&A advisory services.
Luke is President of their Global Markets business which actively invests and trains in 30+ emerging markets. the Global Markets team works with new Angel Investors around the world, co-investing in startups and helping them become more active in their ecosystem. Luke spent significant time working for Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Muhammed Yunus in Bangladesh launching social enterprises under the Grameen Bank banner.
Currently Luke is a General Partner in Uno Rondo, an active early-stage investment fund, focusing on Latin America. He is also an Angel Investor, fund manager, board member, former student entrepreneur of the year and 4-time founder including a current live video AR company focusing on changing how customer service is delivered for in-home problem resolution.
Luke and Grant Lawrence, Valhalla Angel Chapter President Kelowna, are spearheading the opening of the Vancouver Chapter.
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity