Angel Academy

An investor accelerator program for corporate & technology executives.

How It Works

Angel Academy is a 12 month program, including 6 months of education, followed by 6 months of support leading into your first investment.

2 months

Learn

Self-directed online modules: Designed to review at your own pace, engage with program content, ask questions, start discussions, and explore resources.

Office Hours: Connect with your fellow cohort participants and an experienced investor for one hour in a webinar format.

4 months

Practice

Apprenticeship: You will be matched with a mentor who will provide monthly one hour check-ins. Gain insight into the thought process of an experienced investor, access experiential learning opportunities, and get advice on your own investments.

6 months

Participate

Connect and develop alongside the Female Funders Global Community, both online and offline.

Discover Curated Investment Opportunities, participate in Investor Roundtables, attend in-person events, and receive ongoing resources to help make your first investment a success.

Angel Academy Members Learn and Gain Practical Experience in...

Angel Investing Fundamentals

  • Valuations & Investment stages
  • Venture math
  • Alternatives to Venture Capital
  • How Venture Capital Funds work

How to Select Investment Opportunities

  • What makes a startup fundable
  • How to evaluate the startup teams, products, markets, and business models

Deal Mechanics

  • The Due Diligence Process
  • Converts, Priced Rounds, SAFEs
  • Anatomy of a Term Sheet & S/H Agreement
  • How to read a cap table

How to Build Your Own Investment Plan

  • Developing an investment thesis
  • Building deal flow
  • Building a portfolio strategy
  • Whether to follow-on
  • Understanding liquidity events & exits

What Angel Academy Members Are Saying

Female Funders provided me with the technical knowledge to explore investment opportunities and to better understand the perspectives of entrepreneurs I work with in my role as a professional services leader.
Alexandra Gomez, PwC
Angel Academy is a strong program and I highly recommend it. The biggest takeaway for me was the networking aspect, connecting with women from across industries who are interested in investing.
Lauren Ledwell, Director, RBC Ventures

Who Should Join

Angel Academy is designed for female leaders who have industry expertise and experience, and a curiosity about angel investing. Participants join us from both large corporate organizations as well as smaller organizations, including technology start-ups. Participants should be open and motivated to make their first investment within 12 months of joining the program.

Each cohort is curated to bring together women from across North America representing a diverse range of backgrounds, resulting in a rich learning experience.

Participants typically meet the accredited investor criteria. Non-accredited investors are welcome to apply but will not be able to access all investment opportunities.

Invest in yourself, to invest in others

Tuition for Angel Academy is $5,000 CAD + tax and includes a 12 month membership to Female Funders.

Learn More

We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Questions?
Email hello@femalefunders.com

Are you an entrepreneur seeking early stage investment?
Apply to pitch your startup at our Investor Roundtables at the link here.