Angel Challenge - Investors

Norway's most talked about startup investment program. 500 investors have already graduated. Is it your turn?
WhereOnline
When21 Oct, 21 - 20 Jan, 22
Cost20 000 NOK
CategoriesInvest in startups
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What you'll learn

ASSET CLASSES

How to define a portfolio strategy and investment criteria.

DEAL NEGOTIATING

How to valuate pre-revenue startups and negotiate an investment deal.

INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS

How to draft a term sheet and select the right investment terms.

EARLY STAGE DUE DILIGENCE

Perform Due Diligence and assess the risk of the investment opportunity.

SCREEN AND EVALUTE STARTUPS

How to assess a pitch deck and “pick a winner”.

BOOK-BUILDING

How to bring other investors into the deal and complete a round.

About

Investing in early-stage startups is exciting, but different from traditional investments.

Learn how to navigate through pitfalls and mitigate risks that can affect your investment deals. For seven evening workshops you get to work shoulder to shoulder with likeminded angel investors on a group of pre-screened startups. It is our goal to create as many great investment deals as possible through angel challenge. 20 investors and 15 startups enter the challenge and go through a four stage process.

Develop your tool box of best practice knowledge on the mechanics and processes of investing in startups and become part of a local and nordic network of angel investors.

PREPARATION

Find your investment criteria.

All startups (15).

SELECTION

Screen and evaluate all cases.

All startups (15).

DEAL CREATION

Work with your favorite startup in investor groups. Only selected startups (4-6).

FUNDRAISING

Create a fundraising strategy and get the opportunity to invest. Only selected startups with term sheet (2-5).

PREPARATION

Find your investment criteria.

All startups (15).

SELECTION

Screen and evaluate all cases.

All startups (15).

DEAL CREATION

Work with your favorite startup in investor groups. Only selected startups (4-6).

FUNDRAISING

Create a fundraising strategy and get the opportunity to invest. Only selected startups with term sheet (2-5).

Previous participants say..

I strongly believe in the power of letting people meet and share. It takes special human qualities to make this happen, and you guys in Angel Challenge have these qualities.

GRETHE VIKSAAS

Chair of the Board at Farmforce AS

Angel Challenge is an exciting program to get in touch with the fast-growing startup community and is characteristic in that it focuses on both the investors and startups.

JOHAN ODVAR ODDFJELL

Director at Planet 9 Venture

Agenda

Every session includes topic-related presentations by investor experts from our network, and you will be provided with relevant materials to take you through the entire process.

1

SESSION 1: SOCIAL EVENT - MEET THE STARTUPS

Meet the 12-15 pre-selected startups and start to build your own investment criteria.

21.10.21 - Online

2

SESSION 2: SELECT YOUR FAVOURITE STARTUPS

Evaluate the investment opportunities and decide who you want to work with.

04.11.21 - Online

3

SESSION 3: PERFORMING DUE DILIGENCE

Learn about and perform Due Diligence on your investor team's selected startup case.

11.11.21 - Online

4

SESSION 4: IDENTIFYING KEY DEAL POINTS

Get an introduction to startup valuations, term sheets, and different types of investment instruments.

25.11.21 - Online

5

SESSION 5: FROM DEAL POINTS TO TERM SHEET

Continue the negotiation process and align on investment expectations with your chosen startup.

02.12.21 - Online

6

SESSION 6: DEVELOP A FUNDRAISING PLAN

Create the fundraising plans and future strategy to close the investment round.

16.12.21 - Online

7

SESSION 7: ANGEL CHALLENGE DEMO DAY

Present your investment opportunity to our network of alumni investors and offer relevant investors to join the deal, or to sign up as interested for later rounds. 

20.01.22 - Online

Who can join

  • Curious about early-stage investment
  • Have intention and financial capabilities to invest (min. 50,000 NOK)
  • Want to gain access to early-stage startups
  • Available to participate in weekly program activities
  • Willing to share experiences and learnings

Please Note: all investor participants confirm to be financially capable to invest at least the minimum investment amount NOK 50.000 and have the intention to do so, but it is not obligated to invest unless it is of mutual interest between investors and startups at the end of the program. 

Who can join

  • Curious about early-stage investment
  • Have intention and financial capabilities to invest (min. 50,000 NOK)
  • Want to gain access to early-stage startups
  • Available to participate in weekly program activities
  • Willing to share experiences and learnings

Please Note: all investor participants confirm to be financially capable to invest at least the minimum investment amount NOK 50.000 and have the intention to do so, but it is not obligated to invest unless it is of mutual interest between investors and startups at the end of the program. 

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CONTACT PERSON

Eirik Nerdal

Head of Angel Challenge

eirik@startupnorway.com

+47 90033575

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