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Learn how to invest
in global startups

In our program you will learn how to invest and multiply your money
in promising startups.

100+ future investors has already signed up...

May 15, 2023 -

May 17, 2023


3 days, online and offline
1.5 hours per day

ATTENDANCE FEE (Early bird) :

340 272

1 Year FREE membership
to the club

Who is this school for?

This school is for those who are interested in startups and investing in them!

Angel Investor School is organized by “Technovate - Sabah Angel Club” - the first Angel Investor’s Club in Azerbaijan. Startup investing is considered a higher-risk higher-reward investment strategy. If you have a stable annual income and able to invest between $3,000 and $50,000 annually, then this investment tool can be a way to exponentially grow your wealth over several years. Your investments can also make an impact to your country, region and even globally depending on the startup's target market. This course will provide you introductory knowledge to start your journey as an angel investor.

Program Curriculum

Ken Tallo
Founding Partner at
Winning Streak Ventures
Business & Technology Adviser, Angel Investor, and Consultant
Board Member, Sacramento Angels

Why Consider Startup Investing, and the Startup Investing Process 

  • What is Startup Investing?
  • Why Consider Startup Investing?
  • Who can be a startup investor?
  • How are startups funded?
  • Portfolio Theory of Startup Investing
  • Financial Realities of Startup Investing
  • Financial Life of a Startup: Where Angels fit.
  • The Startup Investment Process
  • A Numbers Game
  • Sourcing Deals
  • Structuring the Deal
  • Equity & Note Deal
  • Terms Platforms in the Funding Ecosystem
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John Selep
Board Director, Sacramento Angels Board Chair and President, AgStart

Identifying Sources of Deal flow, and Due Diligence   

  • Identifying Rich Sources of Deal Flow
  • Invest as part of an Angel Group, Angel Group Process
  • Due Diligence Reduces Bad Investments
  • Fraud Does Happen – Be Vigilant
  • Un-Intended Omissions
  • Due-Diligence Framework
  • Team
  • TAM – Market and Customers
  • Traction – Product / Service / Tech
  • Timing – Business Model / Financials
  • Terms – The Investment Offer
  • Discoveries During Due Diligence
  • Moving to Complete the Transaction
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Farid Ismayilzada
Founder and President at
Technovate Investments

Current situation of Ecosystem of Azerbaijan   

  • How the current ecosystem is in Azerbaijan.
  • Successful local startups (with examples).
  • How to take local startups to a global environment.
  • What kind of local startups is good to invest?
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Mammad Karim
General Partner at
Caucasus Ventures

Panel discussion and course evaluation   

  • Networking with other local investors.
  • Listen to successful local and global startups.
  • Panel discussions by Azerbaijani angel investors.
  • Interact with successful entrepreneurs, businessmen, startup owners.
  • Get a certificate of achievement for successfully completing the course.
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Learn From The Experts

Our experts will give you knowledge you need to understand startups, make correct investment decisions and build portfolio in order to grow your
wealth exponentially.

Ken Tallo

Founding Partner at Winning Streak Ventures

Board Member, Sacramento Angels

John Selep

Board Director, Sacramento Angels

Board Chair and President, AgStart

Farid Ismayilzada

Technovate Investments Founder & President

Former owner of GoldenPay/

Mammad Karim

General Partner, Caucasus Ventures

Angel Investor

What our angel investors say

Jeyhun Maharramli

Jeyhun Maharramli

We have been learning and working together to share valuable insights in startups and their prospects. Hopefully, with the help of experts, we would be able to create ecosystem that we can mutually benefits as investors, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders

Lala Rzazada

Lala Rzazada

Being a part of this project helped me to learn industry trends, their growth strategies and contribute to certain initiatives. It also provides both theoretical and practical ways of studying, and thus advance my knowledge in order to become an investor who can respond to the demands of the 21st century. I am also passionate about meeting different people with different outlooks.

Alya Abbaszada

Alya Abbaszada

Thanks to the investment classes of the Angel Investor School, I gained a deep understanding of financial markets, strategies, and startups. I will be able to make investment decisions soon, and at the same time, I will see a significant increase in my investment portfolio. Taking lessons from experienced individuals has truly empowered me to take control of my financial future and achieve long-term success.

Kanan Mamadov

Kanan Mamadov

Joining the Angel Investor School has been a game-changer for me. Not only has it provided networking opportunities with like-minded individuals, but it has also cultivated an investment culture. Angel Investors School is a catalyst for financial growth, personal development, and global impact.

Rashad Hasanzada

Rashad Hasanzada

This is an opportunity you can’t miss - experience of industry professionals and active investors delivered in the most cohesive and crystal-clear way!

Fuzuli Aliyev

Fuzuli Aliyev

It's not just about the money. Angel investors often bring valuable experience and mentorship to the table. It is amazing to feel that you are among the germs of new investment tradition in Azerbaijan



The Program

1. What is an angel investment school?

An angel investment school is a structured program that provides education and training to individuals interested in becoming angel investors. It covers various aspects of angel investing, from understanding startups to evaluating investment opportunities.

2. Who is this school designed for?

The school is designed by “Technovate-Sabah Angel Investors Club” for individuals from Azerbaijan who has stable annual income and able to invest between $3,000 and $50,000 annually. Startup investing is considered to be higher reward investment strategy. It is a way to exponentially grow your wealth in a short amount of time, but these investments carry a higher risk. This course will provide you with introductory knowledge to start your journey as an angel investor.

3. How do I know if this program is right for me?

This program is right for you, if you like to take risks in investments driven by a desire to earn a lot more than any investment tool in the world or if you would like to be part of changing the world, region or a country.

4. What other dates will this program be offered in the future?

Check back to this program web page or email us to inquire if future program dates or the timeline for future offerings have been confirmed yet. Generally, this school will be held every semester.


The Learning Experience

1. What topics are typically covered in the school?

  • What is a start-up?
  • Types of investment. What is angel investing?
  • Deal Sourcing and Due Diligence
  • Creating and managing a portfolio
  • Current situation of Ecosystem of Azerbaijan

2. Is this school held online or offline?

The main lessons are designed to be conducted online, but the last session will be offline where participants can attend, listen to panel discussions, ask questions, network with entrepreneurs etc.

3. How long does the school usually last?

The school will be conducted online based on 3 main lessons which are designed by successful businesspeople (mentors/investors/entrepreneurs) from the USA during. Each online course will last about 1.5 hours. At the end of the school, participants will have a chance to attend offline closing ceremony, where they will listen to panel discussion of successful entrepreneurs, startup owners and businesspeople from Azerbaijan. That event can take up to 3 hours.

4. What are the benefits of taking an angel investment school?

By the end of the school, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what a start-up is, how to be successful at creating a start-up.
  • Know the types of investments and differentiate angel investments from other types of investments.
  • Create and manage an investment portfolio, be informed about deal sourcing and due diligence.
  • Understand and analyze the current ecosystem of Azerbaijan.

5. Will I have access to the learning materials after the school?

You will have access to learning materials (ppt presentations, recording of sessions etc.) upon the completion of the school for a limited time.


Technical Requirements

1. Do I need any prior experience to take this school?

No prior experience is typically required, but a basic understanding of investment concepts and an interest in startups can be helpful.

2. How do I enroll in an angel investment school?

Check with the school website where you will find “Enroll now” button to pay and register for the school.

3. How much does the school cost?

The school fee will range between $160 (272 AZN) – $200 (340 AZN). Thus, the earlier sign-up fee for the school will be $160 (272 AZN), but later it will be increased by $200 (340 AZN) before the start of the school.

4. Do I need any specific technical skills to take an online school?

Most online courses are designed to be user-friendly, and you don't need advanced technical skills. Basic computer skills, internet access, and familiarity with web browsing are usually sufficient.

5. What equipment and software do I need?

You'll typically need a computer or a mobile device with internet access. Video conferencing tool: Zoom will mainly be used during the course.



1. Will I receive a certificate upon completion?

Yes. Each participant will get a certificate of completion at the end of last session of the school.

2. What are the requirements to earn the certificate?

To get the certificate, each participant needs to attend all three sessions that will be online and the last event that will be held offline.

3. Can I get a hard copy of the certificate?

Yes. A hard copy of the certificate will be provided during the last offline session of the school.

4. Do I receive alumni status after completing this program?

Yes. You will be added to the Technovate-Sabah Angel Investors Club upon your request. Club members will have a chance to network with other school alumnus and involve in activities managed by the Club.


Payment Process

1. What is the school fee, and what forms of payment do you accept?

The school fee will range between $160 (272 AZN) – $200 (340 AZN). Thus, the earlier sign-up fee for the school will be $160 (272 AZN), but later it will be increased by $200 (340 AZN) before the start of the school. Payment will only be made online through the website. No cash will be accepted.

2. Can I still register if the registration deadline has passed?

No. You can’t register after the registration deadline since school will start. You can wait and register for the next school.

3. I was not able to use the discount code provided. Can you help?

Yes. Please email us ( [email protected]) with the details of the problem you face, and we will assist you.

4. What is the policy on refunds and withdrawals?

The payments are non refundable.


Post-school benefits

1. How do I join an angel investor club?

Individuals who registered to the school will automatically get a chance to get one-year free subscription to the Technovate – SABAH Angel Investors Club, where they will have a chance to see and invest in global startups. Details will be sent to those who want to be part of Angel Investors Club.

2. Are there any prerequisites for becoming an angel investor after completing the school?

You need to invest at least $3,000 in one or more startups during the year. There is no upper limit for investment.

3. How much do I need to invest in startups during a year?

Only after a year of free membership. If you decide to stay as a member, you have to make at least $3,000 in the previous year and pay a yearly $300 membership fee.

4. What are the benefits of joining an angel investor club?

  • Creating a portfolio at As a first step to joining the club, we will send you an invitation to register at You need to create a portfolio at and include main information such as your contact details, proposed investment amounts etc.
  • Seeing global startups: As, you will have a chance to review many global projects related to different fields from all over the world.
  • Investing in global startups: You will attend pitching events once or twice a month and be able to listen to different startups and invest in those that you like. Please be informed that start-ups in pitching events are those that are shortlisted and selected by the team of the club.
  • Growing your network: Technovate-SABAH Angel Club is the first angel club in Azerbaijan that aims to unite potential investors under one roof. By being a member of this club, you will meet different Azerbaijani investors and grow your business network.
  • Being educated about investing: You will have a chance to meet with different local and international experts/mentors and learn from their experience which will make you more educated about investment.
  • Making huge profit: Unlike other investment types, angel investment is more secure and has a high chance of getting huge profit in the long run.

5. How do I find startups to invest in?

You will attend pitching events once or twice a month and be able to listen to different startups and invest in those that you like. Start-ups in pitching events are those that are shortlisted and selected by the team of the Club.

6. What types of startups are typically considered for investment?

At, you will have a chance to review a variety of global projects related to different fields from all over the world.

7. How can I stay updated on club activities?

To be updated on club activities, you can follow our website and social media accounts:
For more detailed information, you can email us: [email protected]

Didn't find what you were looking for? Write to us at [email protected] for your questions.

Early enrollment is encouraged.
Seats fill up quickly!