Angel Investing 101 in times of Covid-19
June 15, 2020: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
We invite fellow UChicago alumni who would like to learn about angel investing. The webinar will focus on angel investing from the perspective of those new to the process.
Topics will cover:
• how angel investors make decisions to invest in startups
• how startups source and receive investments
• the approach and the available tools for analyzing opportunities
Zoom information will be shared after registration is complete.
Professor Scott Meadow (Speaker)
Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Professor Meadow has held the position of Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 2000. He was awarded the 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 Phoenix Prize and The Faculty Excellence Award in 2010. He was designated by Business Week's "Guide to the Best Business Schools" (2003, 8th edition) and (2005, 9th edition) as one of the outstanding entrepreneurial professors in the country. Professor Meadow has taught 8000 students at Chicago Booth, in Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity, Commercializing Innovation (which he created), the New Venture Challenge, and is the faculty advisor for the Venture Capital Investment Competition.
Since 1982, Scott Meadow has been a principal investor in the private equity industry. He is the 2011 recipient of the Richard J. Daley Award. The Daley Medal acknowledges a single individual who has given direct and extraordinary support to the state of Illinois by participating in or being an advocate for the venture capital and private equity industry.
Scott has over 25 years' experience as a general partner with four venture capital and private equity firms including William Blair Venture Partners, The Frontenac Company, The Sprout Group, and most recently with the Edgewater Funds, where he remains a Senior Advisor. Over the course of his career, Scott has approved hundreds of equity financings, been active in fundraising and has personally led, originated or created more than sixty investments including two dozen healthcare services companies, over a dozen consumer services and retail companies, as well as companies enhanced by the Internet. Scott has been recognized by Venture One as one of the outstanding healthcare investors in the industry, and is a testifying expert witness.
Professor Meadow earned his A.B. Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Borislava Karageorgieva, '04
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