Southwest ACA Regional Meeting
April 1-2, 2012
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Sunday, April 1, 2012
3:00 Status of Mexican Angel and VC Activity - Hernan Fernandez, Director, Angel Ventures Mexico - A
discussion of early stage funding in Mexico and a presentation on recent angel investments.
4:15 MexTech, A Pre Angel Mexican Technology Fund - Ken Smith and Bob Morrison - An
explanation of MexTech and why it should be of interest to American investors.
5:00 Cocktail Reception - Hosted by MexTech
6:00 Summit Welcome Dinner - (Presentation to be
Monday, April 2, 2012
7:30 Continental Breakfast / Registration - Santa Rita Room, University of Arizona Student Union
8:30 Welcome and ACA Update - Bob Morrison, Desert Angels, Angel Capital Association.
8:45 Roundtable Discussion of Southwest Region Angel Issues - Opportunity for angel groups to introduce themselves and
bring up issues such as:
10:30 Trends in Deal Terms - Deal Terms 101, Take It or Leave It, Short Form, Preferred Light, Founder Vesting, Revenue
Based Returns, and other wild and crazy approaches
11:30 Syndication - Increasing participation through setting standards, Use of Gust, Angel Pool, Angel List
12:15 Lunch - Tech Launch Arizona - Len Jessup, Dean, Eller School of Management
1:15 Exits - Increasing Their Number and Pace ‐ Techniques and tools to encourage exits such as Earn Outs,
Partial Liquidity, Warrants, etc.
2:15 Potpourri - Crowd Sourcing, Incubators, More...
3:15 Judging of Venture Team Trade Show ‐ University of Arizona's Eller College of Management, McGuire Center for