Angel Investing 101 with Frank Ball and Mike McGinley of New Dominion Angels
February 11, 2013
Hosted by Kate Ebner
Does the term “angel investing” conjure up thoughts of billionaires from Silicon Valley swooping in to give a start-up the boost it needs to make its mark? This is no longer the typical face of angel investing. All around the country, groups of investors are forming "angel networks" in which they pool their funds and make investment decisions together. New Dominion Angels is one such group. Join Co-founders Mike McGinley and Frank Ball for an inside look at how angel investors are seeding the great ideas of local start-ups. Operating in Virginia, New Dominion Angels supports early-stage companies in the region. Mike and Frank will help you understand how to think like an investor when you work on your business or your big idea. And if you’ve ever considered being an angel investor, this conversation may move you to action.
Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life
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Top leadership coach and change guru Kate Ebner teaches leaders in business, education, government and non-profits how to create compelling and inspiring visions that lead to extraordinary results and outcomes. Each week on “Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life,” Kate introduces you to the amazing visionaries who are shaping our future. She’ll show you how to create your own motivating leadership vision – and how to make it real. Discover the simple, yet powerful steps that add up to a great vision and an extraordinary life. Explore how real visionaries are using vision to drive exceptional results. Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life features guests who open our eyes to new possibilities and whose stories inspire. Tune in and learn how and why to create your own vision. Join Kate for practical tips, wisdom, and knowledge that will take your leadership and your life to a new level.
Top leadership coach Kate Ebner invites people to be visionary. Founder of The Nebo Company, a leadership consultancy based in Washington, D.C., Kate teaches leaders how to use vision as a powerful and practical tool for manifesting the important changes they want to see. Kate works with senior executives and teams at Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, social entrepreneurs and government agencies who are leading significant change, helping them to thrive in their careers and find greater fulfillment and satisfaction in life.
Kate specializes not only in how to create, live and lead from vision, but also how to make it real through effective implementation. She gained more than two decades of firsthand experience in envisioning, leading and implementing major change while serving as a dean at Middlebury College and as senior vice president of an international strategy consulting firm. Her own journey from executive to master coach is a story of vision and personal transformation. As faculty and co-director of Georgetown University's Leadership Coaching program, Kate authored of "Coaching for Leverage,” a chapter in On Becoming a Leadership Coach. Kate Ebner is frequently quoted in publications and speaks at conferences about leadership, vision, and empowerment.