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Angel Discussions: How To Add Value To Your Portfolio Companies

Angel Discussions: How To Add Value To Your Portfolio Companies

Join a veteran Angel investor, Rachel Sheinbein in our Angel Discussions event as she discusses “How To Add Value To Your Portfolio Companies”. She’s invested in more than 100 companies.

Date: June 16, 2021 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 Zoom

Join Rachel Sheinbein:

Angel Investor with a portfolio of over 100 companies that she has invested in over the years.

Topics for discussion:

  • What to expect from companies after you write the check
  • What companies expect from you after you write the check
  • Different ways to keep communications going with your companies
  • Managing your company involvement while driving success
  • How to ensure companies know what skills you bring to the table that can help them be more successful
  • How to work with different types of CEOs: First-time CEOs, Seasoned CEOs, and CEOs with whom you have already a strong relationship.


Rachel Sheinbein
Angel Investor & Venture Partner
Rachel Sheinbein is an active angel investor with over 100 portfolio companies that she has invested in over the years, from pre-seed to seed. Companies include Pepperlane, Weights and Biases, Ellevest, Picnic Health, Goldieblox, Social Imprints, Aspiration, Thrive Natural Care, Scan (acquired), and PV Evolution Labs (acquired). She was recently a Venture Partner at Lemnos and before Lemnos, she was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Makeda Capital which focused on investing in public companies with female CEOs. Before she launched Makeda, she was a Partner at CMEA Capital, a venture capital firm with more than $1.2 billion under management, investing in Clean Technology. She was formerly a board member for Arcadia Biosciences (public) and Solaria. Before CMEA, Rachel was a consultant for start-ups in the areas of bioplastics, solar, and water. For nine years prior, Ms. Sheinbein worked at Intel, in wastewater systems, environmental health & safety, and supply chain IT. Rachel is President of the board of Challenge Day, transforming social and emotional relationships among teenagers. Rachel was the President of the board of Expanding Your Horizons Network, a non-profit that encourages girls in math, science, engineering, and technology which is now under the leadership of Techbridge Girls.


12:00 – 12:45 PST Presentation
12:45 – 1:30 PST Roundtable Discussions
For the last portion of our program, investors will have the opportunity to discuss issues face-to-face with our panel. We hope that this will be a more meaningful, engaging and dynamic experience for you. The Moderator will continue to moderate this discussion.
1:30 PST Program ends

Program Chair
Maria Pienaar
Armaan Saini

During registration you have the opportunity to provide questions
you would like our guest speaker to answer.

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