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Angel Discussions: Where to Find Good Deals

Angel Discussions: Where to Find Good Deals

Join Robert Winter, VC and Angel Investor as he discusses where to find Good Deals. Robert has invested in 35+ early-stage startups, half with positive exit.

Date: April 21, 2021 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 Zoom

The discussion will cover:

Markets, Disruption, Team

Where to look for great deals

The difference between what a VC and an angel look for in a great deal

After the investment is made


Angel discussion speaker Robert Winter
Robert Winter
VC and Angel Investor
Robert has invested in over 35 early-stage startups (from information technologies to life sciences and material) – 1⁄2 with positive exit (of which 1⁄2 or 1⁄4 of total were successful IPOs), 1⁄4 failed, 1⁄4 unrealized – for a lifetime realized 6x cash-on-on equity return.
Venture Capital – e.g., nVidia, NetApp, Pharmacyclics, Financial InteractiveAngel – e.g., eHealthInsurance, Active Network,, BiologicsMD, ZoMazz, TNG Pharma, Numat, SiNode, Medical Adhesions Revolution, neurable, DryLet, Gecko RoboticsHe co-founded a special situation private equity fund, DaVinci Capital Group, which invest in technology and life science companies. Prior, he was a Founding Managing Partner of Rocket Ventures, a $75M early-stage venture capital firm focused on software, Internet and semiconductors. Previously, he founded Menlo Park Group where he identified technology-oriented buyout targets and provided strategic consulting to corporations and entrepreneurial ventures. Earlier, Robert was a General Partner at Comdisco Ventures and Senior Associate at Canaan Partners. He has served in senior management positions at Hewlett-Packard, Informatics General Corporation and IBM. Robert is an active angel investor and serves on start-up company boards and a number of non-profits. He holds a BSEE Rice University and an MBA from Harvard University.


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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