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Chapter 1

01

Chapter 2

02

Chapter 3

05

Chapter 4

08

Chapter 5

10

Chapter 6

12

Chapter 7

18

Chapter 8

28

Chapter 9

32

Chapter 10 

40

Chapter 11

48

Chapter 12

55

Chapter 13

64

Chapter 14

80

Chapter 15

84

Chapter 16

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Seraf: Portfolio Management for Angel Investors

These courses cover all of the key elements to help you evaluate investment opportunities in early stage companies. There are two main sections in this book. The first section includes the slides for a high level, 30 minute introductory class that we call the “Fundamentals of Due Diligence”. The second section includes the slides for an in-depth, 2 hour class that we call the “Essentials of Due Diligence”. In addition to these two slide decks, we include an appendix with templates that help facilitate the due diligence process.


By mastering the materials in this book, you should be confident that you can pull together a well executed due diligence effort that will ultimately lead to helping you increase the financial returns from your angel investments!


Evaluating Investment Opportunities: Due Diligence

By Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile

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Hambleton (Ham) Lord is an active member of the Boston entrepreneurial community. In the early part of his career he was on the founding team of three software companies: MicroChem Technologies, Polygen and Advanced Visual Systems.

In addition to his role as a Co-Founder of Seraf, Ham is the Chairman of Launchpad Venture Group, an angel investment group focused on seed and early-stage investments in technology-oriented companies. Through his involvement with Launchpad, Ham has built a personal portfolio of 50+ early stage investments. In addition, he is a general partner and Managing Director of early stage fund Race Point Capital Fund II and a board member or board observer for Netra, Qstream, EveryScape and Repsly.

Ham regularly publishes articles and eBooks on all aspects of early stage investing and has co-authored several books which are available at Amazon.com. Due to the combination of roles as an investor, advisor and angel group leader, Ham was named one of Xconomy's “Top Angel Investors in New England.”


About the Authors

Christopher Mirabile is the Chair Emeritus of the Angel Capital Association, Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, and a general partner and Managing Director in early stage funds Race Point Capital Fund I & II. Earlier in his career Christopher served as a public CFO with IONA Technologies PLC, a management consultant with Price Waterhouse's Strategic Consulting Group, and as a corporate and securities lawyer with Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault.

Christopher is a full-time angel and an active member of the Boston-area angel investing community. Not only does he help manage Launchpad’s portfolio of 70+ companies, he has personally invested in over 65 start-up companies and is a limited partner in four specialized angel funds. Christopher is also a board member, advisor and mentor to numerous start-ups, and a frequent panelist and speaker on entrepreneurship and angel-related topics.

He serves as an adjunct lecturer in Entrepreneurship in the MBA program at Babson, regularly publishes articles and eBooks on all aspects of early stage investing, and has co-authored several books which are available at Amazon.com. For these reasons he was named one of Xconomy's “Top Angel Investors in New England.”

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An incredibly practical guide, these courses cover all of the key issues to help you become an active, successful angel investor. There are two main sections in this book. The first section includes the slides for an in-depth, 2 hour class that we call “Angel 101”. The second section includes the slides for an in-depth, 2 hour class that we call “Angel 201”. In addition, we include an appendix with tools and templates to help facilitate understanding angel investing.

By mastering the materials in this book, you should be confident in launching your angel career and building a profitable early stage company portfolio.


Introduction to Angel Investing: Angel 101 & 201

By Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile

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These courses cover all of the key issues associated with the financial mechanics of angel investing. There are two main sections in this book. The first section includes the slides for a in-depth, 2 hour class that we call “Building Portfolio Success”. The second section includes the slides for an in-depth, 2 hour class that we call “Startup Economics: Capitalization and Exits”. In addition, we include an appendix with tools and templates to help facilitate understanding angel finance.

By mastering the materials in this book, you will understand the financial economics of a successful startup and ways in which to construct a profitable early stage company portfolio.

Angel Finance: Portfolio Success & Startup Economics

By Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile

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Whether you're new to investing or an experienced angel brushing up on skills, Seraf's comprehensive courses will help you build a successful portfolio of early stage investments.

These courses cover all of the key issues associated with negotiating termsheets and valuations for early stage investments. There are two main sections in this book. The first section includes the slides for an in-depth, 2 hour class that we call the “Essentials of Termsheets”. The second section includes the slides for an in-depth, 1 hour class that we call the “Essentials of Valuations”. In addition, we include an appendix with tools and templates to help facilitate the negotiating process.

By mastering the materials in this book, you should be confident that you can pull together a well negotiated termsheet and valuation that will ultimately lead to helping you increase the financial returns from your angel investments!

Negotiating Investments: Termsheets and Valuations

By Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile

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