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Llew Claasen
, Managing Partner at Newtown Partners, will host SABAN's first Angel training session covering a range of topics related to Angel Investing. The event will take place at Rise, created by Barclays, at the Woodstock Exchange. Parking will be available. It will be an action-packed, intense two hours with Llew followed by drinks, mingling and time to debate and discuss investment opportunities.

The session will cover the following:
 
  • The Angel investment process
  • How to identify a high potential opportunity
  • What is more important - the entrepreneur or the opportunity?
  • Due diligence for Seed rounds
  • Transaction terms for Series Seed financing
  • Valuations, round sizes, deal syndication
  • Balancing a startup portfolio
  • How involved in the startups should you be?
  • Follow-on financing
  • Exits
  • Q&A
 
More About Llew Claasen:
 
Llew Claasen is the Managing Partner of Newtown Partners, an Angel investment firm in Cape Town founded by him and serial technology entrepreneur & investor, Vinny Lingham, who recently featured on Shark Tank South Africa. 

The firm invests globally in early-stage, emerging technology start-ups & has made over 20 local startup investments in the past 3 years. Notable South African investments include SAFlorist.co.za, 2015 winner of Fast Company most Innovative Companies in SA, Sweepsouth.com, the first South African start-up to be accepted into the 500 Start-ups accelerator in the US & Augmentorsgame.com, which in Feb 2017 became the largest bitcoin-based game ICO in the world, raising $500k in less than 24 hours.

Llew is also the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, the largest and oldest Bitcoin advocacy organization globally. He is an advisor and mentor in acceleration and corporate innovation programs for 2 Pan-African banks and a telecommunications company and a member of various international marketing advisory boards including the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council Advisory Board for Africa. 

Llew has a Masters degree in the Management of Technology & Innovation and lives with his wife in Cape Town, South Africa. 


 

When and where?


Rise, created by Barclays, 5th Floor, Block B, Woodstock Exchange
68 Albert Road
Woodstock
Cape Town
South Africa
7915

Starts:
Thu 09 Mar 2017 at 3:00 PM (SAST)
Ends:
Thu 09 Mar 2017 at 6:00 PM (SAST)

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