Due Diligence for Angel Investors


As any business lawyer will tell you, angel investing in start-ups is high-risk and companies can fail for a myriad of reasons. How can you place the smartest possible bets? Local Oregon Venture Fund partner and former software entrepreneur Scott Sandler has researched hundreds of companies and helped structure more than 50 angel investment deals at this point, and is happy to share all he’s learned. Join us on April 13th, 4-5:30pm to get the lowdown from Scott on how to effectively research startups and minimize the risk of bad bets as much as possible.

You will learn:

  • Why VCs put companies through a diligence process
  • How VCs perform diligence
  • Diligence best practices for early-stage investing



Cost: Free for OEN Members; $15 for non-members. *Sorry, no refunds.*  

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Scott Sandler

Investments, Oregon Venture Fund

Following a serial software startup career, including as CEO of Novas Software, which had a successful exit in 2008, Scott joined OVF as an investor in 2010 and as a member of the team in 2012. Scott manages the fund’s investment selection, diligence, and deal structuring. He believes that OVF is perfectly positioned to help build wealth for everyone involved—however, they define it. He thanks the George Meyer, the infamous Simpsons writer, for his mantra “Show up. Work hard. Be kind. Take the high road.”

Presented by: Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

April 13, 2021 4:00 PM - April 13, 2021 5:30 PM
Online! Link will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the call
Amanda Oborne
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