A primer for founders on how to identify & then approach suitable angel investors for their business (& also how not to do this!)
A stroll through the angel investment process from an active angel investor’s perspective. Ways to be introduced. Ways to make contact cold that might work. What the potential investor will need from you if they are interested in having a conversation.
Find out what motivates angels to invest beyond just making money
Learn what sort of investors you should consider
Learn how best to make first contact
Learn how to develop that conversation from intro through to finding out if they’re interested in investing
Learn what you should send if someone indicates they are interested in knowing more
How to value your early stage company (if there’s time)
Mary McKenna is a Donegal based exited tech entrepreneur. She co-founded Derry based online learning business & sold her half of that company in 2014. Mary has invested in 9 early stage tech businesses since then, 5 have female founding teams.
Along with a few friends, Mary has launched AwakenHub during lockdown to provide a new community to support female founders in Ireland https://www.awakenhub.com