This Master Class will be focused on “Early Stage Investing Strategy”. It will be taught by Stephen Gugu, a seasoned entrepreneur, angel investor and lecturer at Strathmore Business School. Participants can expect to learn more about creating personal strategies for angel investing, how to use a portfolio approach to angel investing hence reducing risk and increasing the chances of success as an angel investor. The session will also look at the stages of angel investing including, deal sourcing, deal structuring, valuation and value addition. There will be an opportunity to hear and learn from the experiences of other investors.
There will also be a session with Ari Korhonen. Ari has been a successful technology entrepreneur for 20 years and a full time business angel for over 11 years. He is a co-founder of FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network) and a board member of EBAN (European Business Angels Network). Within the last 11 years, Ari has made angel investments in 34 companies and participated in 107 investment rounds.
Participants will also have access to the Nairobi Innovation exhibit where they can listen to startup pitches.