How to Think and Invest like a Pro

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
6:00pm— 8:00pm
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Holland and Knight
10 St James Ave
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
United States
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Join Wharton Alumni Angel Network (WAAN) Boston for a rapid fire introduction on startup investing, led by early stage technology venture capital investor Wan Li Zhu. Learn how professional investors pick the right markets and startups to invest in, and how to develop an investment thesis.

Topics covered will include:

  • Deal evaluation criteria
  • Basic deal economics
  • Overview of major startup success drivers

Wan_Li_Zhu_headshot.jpgWan Li Zhu is an active, early stage technology startup investor. He is the founder and Managing Director of the MIT Alumni Angels, and a founder of the Harvard Founder Network. Wan Li is a partner at the venture capital firm Fairhaven Capital, where his focus in on enterprise software, marketing technology, cyber security, and consumer platforms. Wan Li’s background is in software product management, having held leadership roles in product development and marketing at Microsoft in Dynamics CRM. He also spent time at Google in online advertising, at Morgan Stanley in investment banking, and at Merrill Lynch in IT. Wan Li holds an MBA from Harvard, and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

6:00-6:30pm Registration/Networking/Refreshments
6:30-7:30pm Presentation and Q & A
7:30-8:00pm Networking

WAAN Boston Investor/Associate Members: prepaid (must register)
Wharton Club of Boston & MIT Alumni Angels members: $5
Non-members/Guests: $10

Holland & Knight 10 St. James Ave
Boston, MA 02116


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