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Angel Discussions: Gwen Edwards discusses Investment thesis and good diligence of the teams and companies

Angel Discussions: Gwen Edwards discusses Investment thesis and good diligence of the teams and companies

How to Increase Your Odds of Success When Investing?

Date: February 17, 2021 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 Zoom

How Angel investors can improve the odds of success:

• Investment thesis

• Good diligence of the teams and companies


Gwen Edwards
Managing Director and Co-Founder of Golden Seeds
Chair, Angel Resource Institute
From Stanford Research Institute to Fortune 50 executive (SBC, Nortel Networks, Bell Canada) to Venture Capital backed technology start up CEO, Gwen has been both a business builder as an “intrapreneur” as well as an entrepreneur with venture capital backing. She now unites the knowledge of successful brands, experience with scale, and the skills of managing innovation with a deep understanding of what it takes to successfully invest in new innovative companies. She has led educational programs with other angels and entrepreneurs from Jordan to Malaysia – in over 14 countries. Since 2001 Gwen has been working in advisory capacities with angel and venture backed companies assisting with capital formation, key milestone achievement to enhance value, developing target market strategies, cultivating customer input, and assisting in the execution of key deliverables. Prior Gwen was CEO of Middlewire, President of Pacific Bell Network integration and Business Internet Services and Vice President of Sales for Nortel Networks.

She is an active angel investor.


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.
1:00 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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