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VA Angels BaseCamp

  • The Collective 12|12 #200 1212 9 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB, T2G 0T1 Canada (map)

Hosted by VA Angels

VA Angels is hosting BaseCamp, an exclusive investment seminar for entrepreneurs. At BaseCamp, Randy Thompson, VA Angels Founder, Fund Manager, Entrepreneur, and Investor, will provide insight from an investor’s perspective about how to effectively pitch business ideas to investors. Spots are limited with an option to bring your partner or co-founder at half the cost. Option available through the registration process.

It’s more than just pitching your business to investors, you need to know how to:

  • Raise capital including equity, debt, contest and revenue

  • Maximize the value of your capital round and minimize risk

  • Target and secure the right investors

  • Close a round of financing

  • Structure a pitch and a deal that is attractive to investors

Want to learn more about BaseCamp, watch here.

BaseCamp Schedule


Saturday, March 3
Day 1: 9 AM TO 5 PM

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Should You Really Do This?
  • What Do Your Customers Think?
  • Building Teams
  • The Prototype Stage
  • Think Like An Investor
  • “The Six Points"
  • Checking Back With Your Customers

Sunday, March 4
Day 2: 9 AM TO 5 PM

  • Building a Business on 3 Lines
  • The Business Model
  • Financing
  • Building a Cap Table and A Share Structure
  • Creating an Investor Package
  • Valuations and Deal Structures
  • Understanding Exits and Investor Math

Monday, March 5

Pub Pitch Night: 4 PM - 7 PM

This is your opportunity to put what you learned into action in front of a room full of investors and get valuable feedback. Separate registration will be provided but all attendees are guaranteed registration. This is a public event.