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  • Presented by: Mike Napoli
  • Class: MKT 501, Marketing Management
  • Presentation Date & Time: February 16, 2019, 10:30am PT
  • Event Type: Free Presentation, Open to the Public
  • Location: Zoom Videoconference

Topic Synopsis:

What angel investors are looking for when thinking about investing in a company. Topics will include proof of concept, having “skin in the game,” ownership participation, start-up team members and their qualifications, ability to “scale,” a practical business plan, and presentation essentials.

​​​​​​About Mr. Reynolds:

Mike Napoli has been mentoring and investing early stage companies since 1997 and a member of the Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investor network in the U.S., since 2000. He currently is the President of the Tech Coast Angels Inland Empire Network and serves on the Tech Coast Angels Board of Governors. He also is involved with several other entrepreneurial organizations in Southern California.
 
In the past, Mike was the Chief Investment Officer and head of Wilshire Associate's Hedge Funds Group and Funds Management Division. In this role, Mike worked with large institutional investors in the implementation and monitoring of equity, fixed income and alternative investment programs.  Mike was a member of Wilshire’s Board of Directors, Chairman of Wilshire Mutual Funds and a Director of the Wilshire Emerging Markets Institute.
 
Mike has also held senior positions with Bankers Trust Company and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

In 2008 Mike founded Performing Arts LIVE, a community service promoting performing arts events in Southern California. He is the Executive Director at Performing Arts LIVE and advises numerous Performing Arts organizations on a variety of strategic and marketing issues. 
 

How to Attend: Please click the Zoom link provided above at least 10 mins before the presentation start time and follow the instructions provided on your screen.

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