The Pipeline Fellowship has announced to start the six-month angel investing bootcamp specially planned for first-time angel investors. The main purpose of this bootcamp is to increase the number of women angel investors. The program will educate and train women philanthropists to become angel investors. The program modules will include training on due diligence, term sheets, valuations, board governance, etc. The Pipeline Fellowship call for applications is being offered for the first time for Boston.
The Pipeline Fellowship aims to diversify the investor pool and connect women social entrepreneurs with investors who get them. While Fellows come from a variety of backgrounds (law, finance, healthcare, the arts, small business, and more), they all share a common interest in learning to invest for good.
The cohorts are intentionally small (10 women) and designed to encourage teamwork, co-mentoring, peer-to-peer learning, as well as group decision-making in the investing process. Each participant commits to invest US$5K for a collective US$50K investment in exchange for an equity stake in the woman-led social enterprise of the group’s choosing. The inaugural Pipeline Fellowship class (NYC 2011) will be announcing their investment in late October.
Applications for the 2011-2012 Boston and 2012 NYC-based Pipeline Fellowship programs are being accepted on a rolling basis.
In addition to an all-day conference, the program’s educational components include a series of workshops on topics such as portfolio strategies, due diligence, and valuation. Each Fellow is also paired with an experienced angel investor who serves as a role model and a sounding board, sharing feedback and advice. Lastly, the Fellows put their education to work by selecting and investing in a woman-led, for-profit social venture.
Last date for submitting the applications is August 29, 2011.
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