LetsVenture’s Angel Investing Masterclass is back – this time online! Scheduled on 18th April, this comprehensive programme has been divided into several sessions, where super angels, VCs, and folks who have had their skin in the game for many years will cover various aspects of angel investing. A must-attend event for both existing & aspiring angel investors!
Session 1: How & why you should invest in the private market during a downturn?
Time – 10:30 am to 11:15 am
Speakers – Ashish Gupta (Entrepreneur & Angel Investor) & Kashyap Deorah (Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor)
As an angel investor, how do you make sense of the macros, balance your ‘gut instinct’ with the ‘science’ of angel investing and invest not just with your money but also with your experience into an early-stage startup?
Ashish Gupta is one of the most successful Indian angel investors – one of the first to have invested in Flipkart, MuSigma, Daksh (acquired by IBM), etc. And, Kashyap is a serial entrepreneur and has invested in more than 20 companies including myToppr, Meesho and Springboard.
Session 2: Introduction to Angel Investing and trends in the ecosystem
Time – 11:15 am to 11:30 am
Speaker – Sunitha Ramaswamy (Director – EarlyStage, LetsVenture)
What are the trends that you might see in the startup ecosystem as an angel investor?
Session 3: Fund-As-A-Service (FaaS)
Time – 11:35 am to 11:50 am
Speaker – Paras Malhotra (Director – LV Angel Fund, LetsVenture)
What do you mean by Fund-As-A-Service (FaaS), and what are the benefits of leveraging this service for an investor or entrepreneur?
Session 4: How to formulate your Investment Thesis?
Time – 11:50 am to 12:30 pm
Speaker – Shanti Mohan (Co-founder, LetsVenture) & Sharad Sharma (Co-founder, iSPIRT)
How do you arrive at your investment strategy & what are the best practices that can help you identify productive deals that match your strengths as an investor? They will also cover how you can architect a diverse investment portfolio.
Lunch Break (12:30 pm to 1:15 pm)
Session 5: Live pitch of a startup
Time – 1:15 pm to 1:30 pm
A startup idea will be pitched, and participants can evaluate the idea.
Session 6: How to evaluate a startup?
Time – 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Speaker – Hari Balasubramanium (EaSyndicate) & Amit Somani (Prime VP)
As an angel investor, what are the metrics that you should focus on to evaluate startups as a whole? What is the potential of the startup, and will the deal yield a good ROI?
Session 7: How to understand and interpret the valuation metrics of startups?
Time – 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Speaker – Sanjay Mehta (100X.VC)
As an angel investor, how do you arrive at valuations for startups across different sectors? What metrics should you look at, and how does competition analysis weigh in?
Short Break (3:00 pm – 3:15 pm)
Session 8: Managing negotiations and decoding term sheets
Time – 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Speaker – Sanjay Khan (Partner, Khaitan & Co.) & Risabh Bharadwaj (Partner, Khaitan & Co.)
Find out what are the must-know clauses in a term sheet. How do you balance your rights with what is good for the founders and how do you manage negotiations?
Session 9: Keynote
Time Slot – 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Speaker – Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder, Naukri.com & Angel Investor
A detailed conclusion that participants can draw from the session.
Register now. Limited Seats!
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