*Please note that the timing and content of each session may differ slightly on the event day.

Programme Day 1 | Programme Day 2 (a) | Programme 2 (b)

Day 2: Saturday, 20 September 2014
MBAN Angel Investing Workshop – The Art of Picking Winners

0830 – 0900

Registration for Angels

0900 – 0910

Welcome by the Malaysian Business Angel Network

0915 – 0945

SESSION 1: IS ANGEL INVESTING ALIVE IN MALAYSIA & WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Hear from Malaysian Angels who share their experience
    • Why they got into angel investing & ‘what’s in it for you’?
    • Hear about the Malaysian entrepreneurs they have backed, and why
    • Hear what they have to say to ‘budding angels’

0945 – 1040

SESSION 2: GOING FROM THE PITCH TO THE DEAL TO…… THE EXIT…??

  • A panel of angels share how they pick the winners
    • An angel’s job is to exit – not to invest or ‘do deals’
    • Where do most exits come from – trade sales vs. IPO?
    • Deal sourcing – where can you find the ‘good’ deals?
    • When to invest and what type of companies to invest in?
    • Why an approach is important, as opposed to “Just Doing It”
    • Angel investing – lone-wolf vs. angel clubs

20 mins

COFFEE BREAK

1100 – 1140

SESSION 3: WHAT ARE THE TRAITS OF A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR?

  • A panel of angels share how they look for the ‘right’ entrepreneur to back
    • Identify the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur
    • Understand the common ‘gaps’ with entrepreneurs & their teams
    • Learn how an angel can complement the team

1140 – 1230

SESSION 4: SO, WHAT’S IT REALLY WORTH…??

  • A panel of angels share how they value start-ups
    • Understand the art of valuation – facts & numbers vs. vision
    • What should new angels look out for when valuing start-ups?
    • Understand what you bring to the table & the value you can add

1230 – 1330

SESSION 5: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

  • An interactive exercise to pull it all together
    • Review pitches and know what to look-out for
    • Assess the company you are interested in
    • Work to do the deal

1330 – 1430

LUNCH BREAK: F&B stalls at Marketplace

1430

End of Day-2