Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2014
ACA Leadership Workshop
Columbus, OH


The ACA Leadership Workshop is a member-only favorite and exclusive to ACA members including individuals, accredited platforms, and members and leaders of angel groups. Many members attend both the main workshop and up to three pre-program seminars and dinners (separate registration required). 

Four Reasons to Secure Your Spot at this Exclusive "Angel Insider" Event - 

  • Limited space: Strategically small workshop format designed to ignite game changing discussions
  • One time only content: Deep, interactive sessions - considered the "inside baseball" of angel investing - and a complete library of "to go" materials
  • Serious angel connections: Specially geared to unite serious and elusive angels hungry to dissect successes and failures
  • $100 discount: Continue investing in yourself - attendees receive $100 off the 2015 ACA Summit

Main Program Special Features, Leading Angels of Today & Tomorrow

  • Innovation Office Hours – 1:1 conversations with leading corporations about your portfolio companies and how they fit as potential acquisitions or other relationships -see info from P&G
  • M&A Tips and Practical Details for Angels - from the global leader in software M&A
  • Essential Tax Strategies for Early-Stage Investors – tips to ensure you enjoy lucrative tax benefits
  • Supporting Portfolio Companies – educating CEOs for success and tips for hiring great teams
  • The "Unconference" – attendee selected topics geared to getting action-focused ideas and solutions from your colleagues
  • Keynote - Mark Kvamme, Sequoia Capital vet and co-founder of Drive Capital, a new $250M fund investing in Midwestern companies

Pre-Program: Special Offer

Secure your seat at the pre-programs taking place on September 17 and 18. Remember, most of this content will not be available anywhere else at any time, at any price.

  • The Angel Director’s Playbook. (Sept 17, 1:00-5:00) Get the practical play-by-play on being on the Board of early-stage companies from John Huston, including the 200 page Playbook you can use again and again. Lots of big company board courses exist, but none are for angels like this course.
  • Ohio TechAngels Investment Dinner. (Sept 17, 5:45-8:00) Enjoy networking and appetizers while seeing how this angel group handles its monthly investment meeting.
  • Angel Investing Strategy. (Sept 18, 8:00-11:45) Indispensable tools for culling opportunities down to those most likely to generate impressive returns.
  • Valuation of Early-Stage Companies. (Sept 18, 8:00-11:45) Fundamental approaches and methodologies to properly valuing early stage companies. 

Program Locations: 

September 18 and 19: will be at Ohio State University, Ohio Union, with bus transportation provided between the Sheraton and university. 
September 17: will be held at Porter Wright (41 S. High Street), less than two blocks from the hotel.  The Ohio TechAngels dinner in the Ohio Statehouse, across the street from the Sheraton.

Accommodations and Travel:

Hotel: ACA has a room block at the Sheraton Capitol Square hotel at the reduced price of $143 per night. Reserve your room - by September 3 - on the website below, developed for ACA attendees.

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square 
75 East State Street  
Columbus, OH 43215