Resources: Strategies for Rural Angel Investing Video Series

Below is a listing of resources used for the Strategies for Rural Angel Investing video series.


Introduction and Basics


Introduction to Strategies for Rural Angel Investing, Dr. Mark Edelman, ISU Economics Professor & Extension Economist, Iowa Rural Equity Project Facilitator


Video 1: Understanding Some Basics About Angel and Venture Investing, Jude Conway, Executive Director, Ag Ventures Alliance and author, “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Understanding Angel and Venture Investing


Video 2: Basic Legal Requirements for Angel Investing, Bill Hanigan, Attorney, Renewable Energy Team Leader, Davis Brown Law Firm


Video 3: Legal Requirements for Organizing Angel Networks, Bill Hanigan, Attorney, Renewable Energy Team Leader, Davis Brown Law Firm


Video 4: ISU’s Ag Entrepreneurship Initiative & Accelerator, Kevin Kimle, Director, Ag Entrepreneurship Initiative, ISU College of Agriculture & Life Sciences


 


Early Stage Equity Examples:


Video 5: Ag Ventures Alliance, Spencer Stensrude, V.P. for Investment, Ag Ventures Alliance


Video 6: Ames Seed Capital, Ron Hallenbeck, Executive Vice President, Ames Chamber/Ames Economic Development Commission


Video 7: FIN Capital, Megan Milligan, President & CEO, Iowa Center for Economic Success


 


Later Stage Equity:


Video 8: Renew Rural Iowa and Farm Bureau’s Rural Vitality Funds, Adam Koppes, Investment Manager, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Rural Vitality Funds


Video 9: Next Level Ventures, Scott Hoekman, Principal, Next Level Ventures


 


Growth Opportunity, Succession Recapitalization & Private Equity:


Video 10: Iowa Corn Opportunities LLC, Brian Jones, COO, Iowa Corn Growers


Video 11: Summit Ag Opportunities Fund, Justin Kirchhoff, Managing Director & Head of Private Equity, Summit Agriculture Group


Video 12: Midwest Growth Partners, Mike Taylor & John Mickelson, Managing Partners, Midwest Growth Partners


 


Selected Angel and Venture Capital Networks and Educational Resources:


Iowa Venture Capital Association


Angel Capital Association


Plains Angels – Des Moines


Corridor Angels – Cedar Rapids-Iowa City


River Bend Angels – Quad Cities


Red Cedar – Cedar Falls –Waterloo


37 Angels – New York


AgFunder - San Francisco


Central Illinois Angels – Peoria


Gopher Angels – Minneapolis


Nebraska Angels - Lincoln