Boot Camps


"It was an outstanding experience and I would advise others to do it - Very beneficial to start-ups" - CEO from 2018-07

Startup Boot Camp

A2E's Startup Boot Camp provides a live online remote Business Assistance Program provided theough videos, online systems, and live online mentor remote sessions to help early stage entrepreneurs accelerate investment and/or growth.

What's on the agenda?

  • Basics of your business

    • Business descriptions, problem and solution

    • Who sells what to whom and how? How do you fulfill?

    • How much does it cost and how much do you make how soon?

    • Getting from here to there

  • Your business over time

    • Adaption, scalability, and finding your niche

    • Who do you need and how do you get them?

    • How does the investor make money?

    • What's it worth and how do you sustain it?

  • Goto Market

    • Who are your customers?

    • The sales sieve and what customers cost

    • Your special sauce and what it gets you

    • Cost controls and metrics

  • Supporting structures and risks

    • R&D and Operations

    • Legal and regulatory issues

    • Insurance, instruments, and encumbrances

    • Risks today and how to bake them out

To join one of our upcoming Startup Boot Camp sessions, select the link below, fill out the form, and submit your application.

Apply to the Startup Boot Camp
THE APPLICATION IS FREE

After applications are processed, additional details will be provided to support and optimize your participation. Fees ($800 for the first half, $1600 for the whole thing) will be charged only if accepted.

Angel Investor Boot Camp

A2E's Angel Boot Camp provides a live online remote 4-week Program to help accredited angel investors make better investment decisions.

What Angel Boot Camp provides:

Angel Boot Camp helps angel investors make better investment decisions. Specifically:

  • Basics of angel investing (week 1)

    • Historical statistics on angel investment and how to improve your odds

    • Why accredited and other sophisticated investors only?

    • Pitches and pitch sessions and defending yourselves against the startup sales pitch

  • Due diligence (week 2)

    • A systematic approach to due diligence

    • Due diligence in groups and what you bring to the startup

    • After they do their diligence, you better do yours

    • What do you really care about? Are you their hero?

  • Valuations (week 3)

    • How much is that company really worth?

    • Averages for investors and investments and ways to think about the value you get

    • The venture method of valuation

    • Independent evaluations and the problems they produce

  • Investment instruments and negotiations (week 4)

    • Debt and equity instruments and conversions

    • Why set the price now? SAFE notes and similar instruments

    • What can you negotiate for and what can you reasonably expect to get?

    • How do they have to use your funds? What if they don't? How do you know?

Apply to the Angel Boot Camp
THE APPLICATION IS FREE

After applications are processed, additional details will be provided to support and optimize your participation. Fees ($800) will be charged only if accepted.


We are not investment counselors, lawyers, or accountants.
Our information program does NOT provide legal advice, accounting advice, or investment advice regarding any specific investment opportunity or circumstance.
We are angel investors and business advisors with experience in angel investing, business advice for startups and operating companies, and related matters
Email for more details on our Startup Boot Camp.