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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

92

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Negotiating Investments

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!

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  1. Why Valuation Matters
  2. Historical Approaches to Valuing Companies
  3. The Seraf Method for Valuing Companies
  4. How to Negotiate Valuations

This in-depth, 1 hour class will introduce you to an approach for valuing companies that continues the tradition of building on everything great that came before, but adds key refinements necessary to make it work reliably in real life:

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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