Demystifying Angel Investing Webinar Archive

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Tax Breaks Every Angel Investor Should Know About

Angel investors take risks in backing startup companies – but recent tax breaks make it a lot less risky than you may think!

Experienced angel investors know that to get a 3X return on their portfolio over five years, they need to shoot for 10X on each deal they do.  With recent tax breaks, angels can do a lot less well on their investments and still put more money in their pocket at the end of the day.  Angels who are a part of the 1% everyone is talking about now have tools to make sure that they stay in the top echelons of the wealthy. Read more

What you need to know about Angel Investor Syndication

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There’s a lot to know about angel investing, but the one thing most people miss is how to syndicate a deal.  Almost every angel investment deal in an entrepreneur’s company is a syndication and there’s a lot more to it than just getting a bunch of investors together.   Read more

The Three E’s of RVC

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For 30+ years Rockies Venture Club has brought together aspiring entrepreneurs and investors of all types and has emerged as the leading angel investing organization in Colorado. Read more

Angel Capital Summit 2016: Syndication 2.0

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Better … Faster … Deal-Making
A Track Record of Success

Pursue your own successful investment strategy. Engage with thought leaders and experienced Angel investors. Don’t just take our word for it.  Explore these recent success stories made possible by the Angel Capital Summit (ACS) hosted by Rockies Venture Club (RVC). Read more

The Venture Capital Funnel

Your chances of becoming a unicorn

The venture capital funnel below reveals how the sausage gets made in VC. We looked at over 1K startups that raised a Seed round in 2009 and 2010 and found only 22% made it to exit and 0.9% became unicorns (this vintage included Uber, Slack, and other success stories). See the full round-by-round stats here. Read more

SEC Adopts Rules to Permit Crowdfunding

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Rockies Venture Club is pleased to share the news that more than three years after passing the JOBS act, the SEC has adopted new rules to permit crowdfunding.  This means that those who could not previously qualify as an “accredited investor” with $1 million or more in assets or $200K in annual earnings or more, can now participate in early stage investing.

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What is an “early exit”?

I’ve been asked lately “what is an early exit?” It’s probably the most exciting and interesting topic for entrepreneurs and angel investors right now, so it’s worth a moment to talk about it. Read more

Denver Startup Week: Sharkless Tank

Rockies Venture Club (RVC) is excited to host this event as a part of Denver Startup Week. RVC investors pride themselves on being “anti-sharks” and negotiating fair deals for all parties, unlike ABC’s Shark Tank investors who often take 50% or more for their investment. Anti-sharks do well by aligning investments with founders and focusing on the exit strategy. We hope that after this event you will start thinking more like an anti-shark and help turn red oceans blue. Read more

Have you ever seen an Exit Pitch?

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Most VC’s, angels and entrepreneurs have seen dozens or hundreds of pitches, but I’m willing to guess that most have never seen an “Exit Pitch”

RVC is hosting a Sharkless Tank event at Denver Startup Week Read more