Participate in a Special Three-Part Conversation: Beyond the Peak - ACA 2020 Recap, Awards & Community vChats

By Lucy Howell, ACA Director of Partnerships 

You strive to be a successful angel investor. Yet, the world is a wildly different place than it was just a few months ago.

In response, ACA wanted to provide our members and strategic partners some valuable updates, as we re-group post Summit for 2020 Showcase Awards, reflect on the past year, and look forward to what is in store for the organization.  

Please join ACA for a special three-part conversation and presentation on Thursday, June 25 for Beyond the Peak - ACA 2020 Recap and Awards and participate in a unique, interactive virtual event called Community vChats as follows: 

11:30 am - 12:45 pm ET - Building our Wings, Tools, Bridges and Deal Flow with Canada, Mexico & Africa powered by DAI and Venture Well

How doing business cross-border with our partners can really benefit US angel investors and their portfolio companies PLUS top 10 deals from Rwanda

  • Moderated by Juliana Garaizar, ACA Board Member, International Committee Co-Chair, Greentown Labs
  • Speakers include:
    • Mark Francis, Canadian Securities Exchange
    • Lewin Coughlin, Candadian Consulate in Mexico
    • Mark Rostal, DAI 
  • Live Q & A plus Breakout Sessions

1:00 pm  - 1:30 pm ET - Leaders in Action Recap and 2020 Showcase Awards

  • Short Term Vision as Current Chair, Tony Shipley, ACA Board Chair, Queen City Angels
  • Perspective as Treasurer along with Recap of Virtual Summit and How that Sets Foundation for a Strong Future, Peter Adams, ACA Treasurer, Rockies Venture Club
  • What to Expect from your Leadership/Vision for the Next 3 years, Marcia Dawood, ACA Vice Chair, MindShift Capital
  • Setting the Stage for an Exciting Face to Face in Portland in May of 2021, Angela Jackson, ACA 2021 Summit Chair, Portland Seed Fund
  • Overview on Business Operations and What New Products/Services/Benefits to Expect in FY2021, Pat Gouhin ACA, CEO

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm ET - How Can We ALL Continue to Advance the DREAM powered by OzoneX VC - Join leaders, angel investors, VC's, agencies & funders on how we can do better, together, transform communities & empower more minority produced start-ups through entrepreneurship

  • Moderated by Lorine Pendleton, ACA Board Member, TIGER 21 NY Chair
  • Features Speakers include:
    • Dr. Everett Ward, President of the Divine Nine, and General President, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc
    • Larry Irving, CEO Irving Group, First African American in the Internet Hall of Fame, coined "Digital Divide", Sprockit Board Member
  • Panelists include:
    • Brett Palmer, SBIA
    • Henry Childs, National Minority Business Council Advisor, former MBDA 
    • Melissa Bradley, 1863 Ventures
    • Jacques-Phillippe Perverger, Ozone X Ventures
  • Live Q & A plus Breakout Sessions

Register today to reserve your (virtual) seat for this important networking and learning experience for angels and the communities they touch.

*ACA Webinars are always free to members. There is a small fee for non-members to attend and receive the archive. Learn more about our new webinar pricing and the annual subscription option.


ACA Announces Partnership with Linqto by Pat Gouhin  on  November 22
Ann & Bill Payne Announce $300,000 Match to the Seed the Future Campaign by Tony Shipley (Queen City Angels)  on  November 17