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Angel Groups and Networks

Guests:

Steven Mercil Steven B Mercil
President and CEO
Minnesota Investment Network
St. Paul, MN

Nate Silverman Nate Silverman
Manager
Washington Technology Center (WTC) Angel Network
Seattle, WA

Recorded 9-7-05, 60 minutes

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Discussion:

1: Welcome

2: Introduction - Steve Mercil

3: Introduction - Nate Silverman

4: About Minnesota Investment Network Corporation (MinnCorp)

5: About the Washington Technology Center (WTC) Angel Network

6: Who are the "angels"?

7: Angels and angel education in Washington

8: Types of angel groups-Washington and Minnesota

9: Washington statewide angel network

10: Effectiveness of angel networks

11: MinnCorp's RAIN angel groups

12: Angel and VC relationships

13: Angels and VCs-the role of trust

14: ABCs of angel investors

15: Professional qualities of angel investors

16: Retired angels

17: Tips on organizing an angel group

18: MinnCorp's "Family of Funds"

19: Blueprints for organizing an angel group

20: Fitting the angel group with the local market

21: Operational structure

22: Syndication and angels

23: Deal screening and due diligence

24: Connecting angels and entrepreneurs in Washington

25: Other operational considerations

26: Successes in Minnesota

27: Successes in Washington

28: Looking forward - what's new and exciting

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