Programme

 

Time Event
9am - 10am Networking
10am - 12.30pm Investor Forum meeting
OR Syndicate meetings (by invitation only)
12.30 - 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 - 1.45pm Opening
1.45 - 2.05pm Key note  - Christopher Mirabile "Leveraging the learning Network"
2.05 - 2.15pm Activation Energy: Virtuous Circle(HBAN Funding, Exit & Back Again) - Patrick Liddy
2.15 - 2.45pm

Panel 1 - Making the Investment  - Leveraging Angel’s Learnings
Moderated by Julian Seymour

This first panel session focusing on 'making the investment' explores the insights from a cross selection of HBAN Angel investors on their experiences at the different stages of making investments over the last number of years. 
Please see below for further details.
2.45 - 3.00pm  Storyful: Virtuous Circle(HBAN Funding, Exit & Back Again) - Mark Little 
3.00 - 3.15pm Break
3.15 - 3.45pm Workshops:
Lead Angels - The Do’s and Don’ts (Christopher Mirabile, Barry Brennan)
International Syndicates (Feargall Kenny, Stefan Focas)
Term sheets & DD (Alan O'Driscoll, Aidan O'Driscoll)
Tax efficient investments (Laura Lynch)
3.45 - 4.00pm Workshop Leaders Summary
4.00pm - 4.20pm  Keynote 2: International Syndicate with Feargall Kenny
4.20pm - 4.50pm

Panel 2 - Managing the Investment  - Leveraging Angels Learnings
Moderated by Niamh Sterling

This is the second of two panel sessions this afternoon which focused on leveraging the experience of angel investors of Making and Managing Investments. This session focusing on all aspects of 'managing the investment'. Building on the earlier session we will look to get valuable insights from a cross selection of investors on their experiences of managing their investments over the last number of years. 
Please see below for further details.

4.50pm - 5.10pm Keynote 3 - Peter Cowley- UK Business Angel of the Year/ Chair of Cambridge Angels
5.15pm - 6.00pm Networking and company showcasing

Please note this programme is subject to change

Panel Discussions

Panel 1 - Making the Investment  - Leveraging Angel’s Learnings
Moderated by Julian Seymour

This first panel session focusing on 'making the investment' explores the insights from a cross selection of HBAN Angel investors on their experiences at the different stages of making investments over the last number of years. By different stages of making the investment we mean 

Assessing the Business at initial pitch stage

  • The initial follow back process
  • The deeper due diligence process
  • The role of co-investment with other privates/institutions
  • Termsheets & Legals

There will be a number of questions around these themes which look to leverage panellists experience. Provisional Panel Line up is

Participants

  • Rowan Devereux
  • Teresa Chambers
  • Alan O'Driscoll
  • Brian Clune 

Panel 2 - Managing the Investment  - Leveraging Angels Learnings
Moderated by Niamh Sterling

This is the second of two panel sessions this afternoon which focused on leveraging the experience of angel investors of Making and Managing Investments. This session focusing on all aspects of 'managing the investment'. Building on the earlier session we will look to get valuable insights from a cross selection of investors on their experiences of managing their investments over the last number of years. 

Key element of managing may include:

  • Level of hands-on engagement with the company 
  • Preparing for follow-on investment  
  • Addressing underperformance in a company 
  • Exiting the investment
  • When a company folds
  • Crowdsourcing and its impact

There will be a number of questions around these themes which look to leverage panellists experience. Participants to be announced.