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Free AngelNV Bootcamp Helps Local Startups Raise Capital

Free AngelNV Bootcamp Helps Local Startups Raise Capital

Operated by StartUpNV, Nevada’s statewide incubator and accelerator for Nevada-based startup companies, AngelNV has opened enrollment for its free entrepreneurial fundraising bootcamp.  It starts Sept. 8 and will teach startup founders how to raise venture capital, culminating with at least one company receiving a $200k investment. Business owners interested in the bootcamp and investment must sign up online by Aug. 25 at https://startupnv.org/accelerator-application/.

Modeled after the highly successful San Diego Angel Conference, AngelNV will teach startups the fundamentals of attracting venture capital, including perfecting their pitch, creating an effective “get-to-market” strategy, conducting market research, developing a deck to attract investors, and understanding the venture capital process.

The free AngelNV bootcamp runs September through December and will be held every other week at the International Innovation Center @Vegas downtown with the option to participate in-person or virtually.

Bootcamp participants can apply for AngelNV funding (a one-time $149 application fee is required). Accredited angels who have invested in the AngelNV Conference Fund will award an AngelNV startup with a $200,000 investment to be announced at a special Shark Tank-style event in March 2021.

An introductory information session about AngelNV will be held Tuesday, July 21, with special guest Greg Gibson, CEO and co-founder of Meta Mechanics, who will present “The Art of Storytelling” as a way to inform and inspire investors and customers about a company. The session will be held in person for 10 attendees and via Zoom. For more details and to register visit: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/startupnv/389693

AngelNV is a program of StartUpNV that provides expert mentorship to startups and access to a network of capital partners. In just over two years, of more than 400 Nevada-based companies that pitched to be part of the StartUpNV incubator program, nearly 50 were accepted and have raised more than $36 million in capital. However, 99.2 percent of the capital raised came from outside of Nevada. As a result, StartUpNV created AngelNV to foster an angel investment network for Nevada-based startups and attract to the state scalable startup businesses and entrepreneurs with big ideas to build a more diversified and resilient economy.

Starting in January, AngelNV will offer workshops for accredited investors on angel investing strategies and tactics. Designed for both first-time and experienced investors, AngelNV investors need not be “super wealthy” and can be at the beginning of their investment journey, such as successful professionals or retirees.

For more information on AngelNV and to sign up for the workshops, visit: www.angelnv.com.