Angel Investors: Learn the Characteristics of an Angel Investor and See if Your Company Could Benefit From Investment – October 16, 2013

Angel Investors provide emerging companies with financial and intellectual capital. Many angels are active investors; they contribute time and experience as well as offer introductions to valuable contacts.

This webinar will cover various topics related to Angel Investments, such as:

  • Characteristics of Angel Investors
  • Smart Money Benefits
  • Angel Statistics
  • What Makes a Company Ideal for Investment
  • What’s Involved in the Investment Process
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Mike ODonnell and Blaire MartinMike O’Donnell is a faculty member at the University of Central Florida and is the Executive Director of the UCF Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, where he founded the Florida Angel Nexus. As an active investor, Michael provides operating experience, Board of Director guidance, capital, and other services to start-up and emerging growth businesses. He is a founder and/or active investor in over 50 businesses. Mr. O’Donnell’s corporate experience includes CEO of Advantage Leasing and Staffing, a national employment firm, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at GATX Capital and international financing entity, and executive positions in several other industries. He served on the Board of Directors of financing joint ventures in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Australia.

      Blaire Martin consults growth companies and connects them to investors, strategic partners, and community resources. She is the Director of the Florida Angel Nexus and also works for the UCF Office of Research and Commercialization in the UCF Venture Accelerator. Blaire studied entrepreneurship and leadership at the University of Central Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science degree and a MBA.