Thunderbird School of Global Management and ASU Enterprise Partners would like to invite you to the first InvestU event of the fall, Angel Investing in Arizona: A Panel Discussion, on Wednesday, September 16th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. The Thunderbird Angel Investor Network supports a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem for our T-bird family by bringing together affiliated startups with accredited investors from our local, national, and international community. 


This will be an informative panel discussion that will include various viewpoints –from investors to startup founders and other community stakeholders. Panelists will discuss the state of angel investing activity in the state, its role and impact in supporting our booming venture ecosystem, and practical tips for angel investors, both new and experienced.



Stephanie Sims, Founder – Finance-Ability

Lead and Venture Mentor, Venture Devils+ – Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute




Rebeca Hwang, Co-Founder/Managing Partner – Rivet Ventures

Senior Director, Global Center for Family Business & Entrepreneurship – Thunderbird School of Global Management


Andy Lombard, Executive Vice President, Innovation & Venture Development – Arizona Commerce Authority


James Goulka, Chairman and Managing Director – Arizona Tech Investors

Board Member, Angel Capital Association





Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Location: Virtual (Zoom link to be shared with those that RSVP)

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The health and well-being of our community continues to be of utmost importance to us so this event will be held virtually, allowing participants from the ASU, Thunderbird, and Arizona community at large to join us regardless of where in the globe they may be located. This is also a great event for individuals that are not already part of the InvestU community so feel free to share this event with your networks and other investors that may be interested in joining!




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