Boot Camps

Startup Boot Camp

A2E's Startup Boot Camp provides a live online remote Business Assistance Program provided in four 2-week segments to help early stage entrepreneurs accelerate investment and/or growth.

What the Startup Boot Camp service provides:

Startup Boot Camp provides a rapid path to accelerate growth and investment. Specifically:

  • Segment 1: Basics of your business (weeks 1 and 2)

    • Business descriptions, problem and solution

    • Who sells what to whom and how?

    • Who does what to deliver and how do they do it?

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

    • How does it scale and to what size?

  • Segment 2: The team (weeks 3 and 4)

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

    • Who gets what for their efforts?

    • How does the team change with time?

  • Segment 3: The sales sieve and how you compete (weeks 5 and 6)

    • How do you generate leads and turn them into customers?

    • How much does it cost and how long does it take?

    • What is your special sauce and how do you use it to advantage?

  • Segment 4: The offering and the exit (weeks 7 and 8)

    • What is your startup worth and how does that change with time?

    • How do you bake out the risk with time?

    • How do investors get how much money out and when?

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 ($300/segment with following segments optional after the first) will be charged only if accepted.

Angel Boot Camp

A2E's Angel Boot Camp provides a live online remote 4-week Program to help 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 ($500) 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.