Course Schedule & Registration

Our current offerings, outlined below, are available to Golden Seeds members and others who are interested in early-stage investing.

Core Curriculum – Four Courses

Introduction to Angel Investing 

Topics covered in this session include:
– Risks and Rewards of Angel Investing
– The Investment Process
– Screening and Due Diligence
– Structuring and Valuing the Deal
– Term Sheets and Closing

Note: It is highly recommended that attendees be familiar with the concepts covered in “An Introduction to Angel Investing” before registering for other courses.

Upcoming 2021 Training Dates for An Introduction to Angel Investing – All courses are virtual

December 6th, 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

The Due Diligence Process 

Topics covered in this session include:
– Running a Successful Process
– Staffing an Effective Deal Team
– The Due Diligence Playbook
– Valuation and the Return Calculator
– Final Deal Terms and Deal Memo
– Closing the Deal

Upcoming 2022 Training Dates for The Due Diligence Process – All courses are virtual

January 18th 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
March 31st 1:00-4:00pm ET
May 9th 1:00-4:00pm ET
July 11th 1:00-4:00pm ET
September 19th 1:00pm-4:00pm ET
November 28th 1:00-4:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

Cap Tables & Term Sheets 

Topics covered in this session include:
– Cap Tables – Navigating the Maze
– Term Sheet Provisions and their Impact on Investment Returns

Upcoming 2022 Training Dates for Cap Tables & Term Sheets – All courses are virtual

January 28th, 2:30pm – 5:00pm ET
March 21st, 2:30pm – 5:00pm ET
May 23rd, 2:30pm – 5:00pm ET
October 3rd, 2:30pm – 5:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

Boards & Governance

Topics covered in this session include:
– Creating a Board for an Early-stage Company
– Board Roles, Responsibilities, Processes
– Advisory Boards
– Preparing for Exits
– The M & A process
– Exit Valuations

Upcoming 2022 Training Dates for Boards & Governance – All courses are virtual

February 28th, 1:00pm-5:00pm ET
April 11th 1:00-5:00pm ET
June 27th 1:00-5:00pm ET
October 24th 1:00-5:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

 

Industry Sector Training – Three Courses

Consumer Products & Applications Sector Training

Topics covered in this session include:
– Definition of Consumer Sector
– Distribution Channels
– Key Market Segments
– External Factors and Barriers to Entry
– Product Development
– Customer Acquisition
– Financial Analysis
– Consumer Guidelines and Key Considerations

Upcoming 2021 Training Dates for Consumer Products & Applications Sector Training – All courses are virtual

December 13th, 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

Health Care Sector Training

Topics covered in this session include:
– Overview of Health Care
– Drugs and Biologics
– Medical Device Investing
– Diagnostics
– Digital Health
– Consumer Health Care

Those who register for this course are provided a video prior to the training session.  The group training sessions will be a discussion of the topics covered on the video.

Upcoming 2022 Training Dates for Health Care Training Post Viewing Session – All courses are virtual

January 27th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm ET
November 7th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

Enterprise Services and Technology (B2B)

Topics covered in this session include:

– Definition, characteristics and lifecycle of a B2B business
– Monetization models
– Critical Success Factors
– Key milestones and key performance indicators
– Effective use of proceeds
– Evaluation of technology and Intellectual Property
– Financial Analysis
– Valuation Approach and Exit Strategy

Upcoming 2022 Training Dates for Enterprise Services and Technology (B2B) –
 All courses are virtual 

January 25th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm ET
March 28th 12:00pm – 2:00pm
July 25th 12:00pm – 2:00pm
October 31st, 12:00pm – 3:00pm ET

Golden Seeds members may register here for this course.

If you are not a Golden Seeds member, please register here.

For Golden Seeds members, information on our upcoming training sessions along with registration information can be found here. For additional information regarding the Golden Seeds Knowledge Institute, please email info@goldenseeds.com