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October 03, 2012 | Tom Ballard

AccelNow’s angel event next Tuesday in Johnson City

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following release was submitted by The Angel Roundtable and follows-up on a previous story on about the October 9 event in Johnson City.)

Johnson City, Tenn. – The Angel Roundtable will hold an educational seminar on angel investing at The Millennium Centre, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN 37604 on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 presented by The Angel Research Institute.   AccelNow, the entrepreneurial accelerator is the sponsor of the event.  The ETSU Innovation Lab, the ETSU Research Foundation and The Economic Summit are seminar co-sponsors.

This is a full-day seminar beginning at 8:00a.m. and concluding at 5:00p.m.  A cash bar will be open from 5:00 – 7:00p.m.

The seminar will provide an overview of the angel investing process. Comprised of a balance of expert presentations, panel discussions, and small group case studies, it is designed to be highly interactive for an audience of 25 to 50 participants. A faculty of experienced angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and expert service providers will deliver the content. The seminar is segmented with several opportunities to encourage networking between participants and the faculty, including refreshment breaks, a luncheon and a cocktail party at the end of the event.

Angel Resource Institute is the educational arm of the international organization The Angel Capital Association (ACA). The ACA provides professional development for angel groups, family offices and private investors, delivers services and benefits to support the success of ACA member portfolio companies and serves as the promotional voice for the North American angel community and the public policy voice for the US professional angel community.

Those encouraged to attend the seminar include, but are not limited to: Successful entrepreneurs who have exited from their businesses and have an interest in staying involved in early stage companies, high net-worth individuals with senior business experience who now have the time and interest in investing in early stage companies, angel investors who have done from one to three deals, community leaders and entrepreneurial support professionals who are interested in promoting angel investing in their communities.

Cost for the “Overview of Angel Investing” Seminar is FREE. While the event is open to the public, registration is required.

To register, contact Tony Lettich, Acting Executive Director of The Angel Roundtable by phone at 423-747-0684 or by e-mail at . For more information about AccelNow, visit their website at .

The Angel Roundtable’s mission is to help identify high potential investments from the region’s entrepreneurs, support their efforts to build and grow successful companies expanding the economic base of the region and to achieve venture returns for its capital investments through a professional, collaborative network.

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