Nov
7
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Catalyst Connection (2000 Technology Drive, Floor 2, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Educational Session, Guests/Non-Members Invited

  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited

  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Oct
8
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Catalyst Connection (2000 Technology Drive, Floor 2, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Educational Session, Guests/Non-Members Invited
    An overview of impact investing shared by Jill Newbold, Director of Business and New Markets with Investors' Circle - Social Venture Network.  Jill will share the short history of impact investing as well as a primer on their model as their organization is currently exploring a new community in Pittsburgh.  What does it mean to you to be an impact investor?  Can you make any money with impact investing?  Jill will be joined by Kelsey Halling, Director of Licensing and Partnership at Thread International (and NAF Education Committee member) as a local example of a #fundedbyIC company. Kelsey will speak about working with impact investors and how (or if) it differs from working with other angel groups.

  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
    - Metametrix
    - Alchemie

  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Sep
26
7:30 AM07:30

ANATOMY OF THE DEAL: Angels in the A.M. Educational Series

SESSION 3: Anatomy of the Deal
September 26, 2018 | 7:30 - 10 am | $30

What does an angel investment actually look like? From learning how to identify a great opportunity to investing your money and everything in between. You will learn how to speak the language of angel investing, including: sources of funding, term sheets, screenings, due diligence, and exits. 
 

Next Act Fund is committed to fueling the ambitions, innovations and life-changing ideas of many brilliant women by allowing women to invest in women. Next Act Fund hopes by educating more women about angel investing, we can start to close the enormous gender-based gap that currently exists in the entreprenuerial world.

A light breakfast and coffee will be served at each event.

PRICE: 
$30/Session

TIME: 7:30 - 10am

7:30 - 8: Arrival/Breakfast
8 - 9: Program
9 - 9:30: Example Pitches from Women Entrepreneurs

9:30 - 10: Discussion/Networking

LOCATION:
Alloy 26
100 S. Commons
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

RIDE SHARE/PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
There is an entrance to the concourse at the corner of South Commons and Federal Street, across from the Post Office. Go up the steps, into the glass doors, and look for Alloy 26 on your right.

PARKING: USE GATE 4 OF NOVA PLACE
For easiest access, enter parking garage GATE 4 on South Commons. Stay in the leftmost lanes when you enter and take the nearest elevator (look for the elevator that says CENTRAL 2) up to the Plaza Level of the concourse. Look for Alloy 26 on your right.

ANGELS IN THE A.M. IS SPONSORED BY: BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY PC

 

 

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Sep
5
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Annual Meeting, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Jul
19
3:00 PM15:00

Member & Screening Meeting

MEETING AGENDA
3-4 pm: Educational Session

Follow-On Funding: A Round Table
Discussion led by: Vic Conrad, Will Frederick, Gina Kallick

1. Before July 19th.... Please watch the ACA webinar entitled  Making Second Check Decisions is Tougher Than Initial Check Ones, and More Important. Write down  your comments, thoughts, and questions (Speaker John Huston, Ohio TechAngel Funds). Access the webinar using this link. We will not be watching the webinar during the meeting, so it's important that you watch it prior to attending.

2. Then join us for a round table discussion on the financial and philosophical implications of Follow-On Funding on July 19th.

Discussion Topics will include:

  • What does it mean to leverage an existing investment with follow-on investing at pro-rata vs. the upside in return multiple without follow-on investing?
  • What does it mean to keep “Dry Powder” and how much do you really need?
  • What are the cognitive biases to be aware of when considering a Follow-On Round
  • When to stick with a Company vs. when to walk away

    4-6 pm: Company Pitches/Member Votes
    Screening Meeting Format:
  • Each company will have 15 minutes to present followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.
  • Investment Committee members will then have 10 minutes of private discussion about the company and individual voting on next steps for the company.
  • Wrap-up will include sharing of the voting results for the companies and next steps.

All Next Act Fund Members, as well as guests, are welcome to attend. 

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Jun
20
7:30 AM07:30

Angels in the A.M. - Educational Series for Rising Professional Women!

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SESSION 2: Getting Ready for Angel Investing- A Lesson in Financial Fitness
June 20, 2018  |  7:30 - 10 am
Now that you have money, what should you do with it? Understanding what it means to build a balanced portfolio, and how angel investing fits into the overall strategy. Session led by Roselyn Wilkinson, Financial Advisor, Author and NAF Member... PLUS, example pitches from women entrepreneurs: Erica Peterson of Moms Can: CODE and Ellen Saksen of Go Jane Go!

REGISTER HERE.

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Jun
6
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Informational Session for Potential Members
    (guests, non-members invited)
  • 4-5 pm: Current Member Brush-Up Session
    Brush-up on all things Next Act Fund. Have a chance to ask questions about something you may not understand, or haven't experienced yet. Brief tutorials on Gust, investment process, etc. 
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

*Note: there will not be a company pitch at this meeting.

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Apr
4
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Educational Session, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Mar
21
7:30 AM07:30

Angels in the A.M.- Educational Series for Rising Women Professionals

SESSION 1: Angel Investing 101
March 21, 2018 | 7:30 - 10 am | $30

Learn about the fundamentals of angel investing: What exactly is an angel investor? Who wants to be an angel investor? How do I become an angel investor? The first half of the session will be led by Yvonne Campos, President of Next Act Fund; followed by sample pitches by women entrepreneurs!

REGISTER

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Mar
7
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Educational Session, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Feb
7
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Informational Session for perspective members, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Jan
3
3:00 PM15:00

Member Meeting

Member Meetings are held at Pittsburgh Technology Council (2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, 15219), unless otherwise noted.

  • 3-4 pm: Educational Session, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 4-5 pm: Company Pitch, Guests/Non-Members Invited
  • 5-6 pm: Members-Only Meeting

Guests/Non-Members must RSVP via this link.

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Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

NAF Informational Event

We appreciate you joining us on the 26th for wine, light refreshments, networking and an opportunity to learn about Next Act Fund (members are encouraged to bring a friend/potential investor!). Please RSVP by Sept. 25th.

LOCATION:
Laurie Ann West Community Center
1220 Powers Run Road, Pittsburgh 15238

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