Angel Summit to feature Hans Severeins Award Winners Robert Wiltbank and Bill Payne to share their insights on the future of Angel Investing.


Investors are gearing up to attend the 6th Annual Angel Worx Summit on March 5th

Angel investment is on track to exceed $30 billion in 2015. However, new challenges threaten to completely change the way angel investing is done. Are we headed for another bubble? With more and more entrepreneurship programs “creating” entrepreneurs, are there more venture quality deals or just more deals? Is the asset class becoming diluted? Angels need to be smarter, more strategic and work more closely together if angel are going to make any returns.

Angel Worx 2015 brings together established angels, new angels and thought leaders in an effort keep angel investment a high returning asset class. If you are an accredited investor, you will not want to miss this event. Angel Worx 2015 will be held at the Zions Bank Building in Downtown Salt Lake City, UT on March 5th (1 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT). Following the conference, Investors are invited to join in the Angel Worx Ski Day at the Deer Valley Ski Resort. To register, visit

Topics and Speakers include:

Dan North, Euler Hermes – Macro Economic Update – What does the future look like and how will it impact business formation and growth?

Keynote Speaker – Robert Witbank, Galois – Strategy & Returns to Angel Investing

Know What You don’t Know – Changes in SEC rules re: General Solicitation & Criteria for Accredited Investors and/or the impact or anticipated impact of the Jobs Act & Crowd Funding on angel investors.

Bill Payne – Crowdfunding – The Impact on Angel Investing.

Abundance of capital & Scarcity of Quality Deals (Panel) – How do Angel Groups work with & leverage Accelerators

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About the Author:

The Wayne Brown Institute was founded by the late Dr. Wayne Brown in 1983. Dr. Brown held positions in mechanical engineering and served as Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to his academic postings, he was a founder of Kenway Engineering (HK Systems), TerraTek, NPI (Agridyne Technologies), the Utah Innovation Center (the world’s first venture accelerator/incubator) and Utah Ventures (now Pelion Partners, Utah’s first and largest venture fund). By virtue of his academic, government, and business background, Dr. Brown was a leading authority in technological innovation and entrepreneurship. Many of the world’s science/research parks, innovation centers, and incubators have their roots with Dr. Brown. In addition to his many accomplishments, he has affected the role of government in innovation and entrepreneurship as the architect with Roland Tibbitts of the national Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Later, as head of the State’s Science Council he spearheaded legislation to create the Utah Technology Finance Corporation (UTFC, now Innoventures), and Utah’s Centers of Excellence program. He successfully negotiated with the U. S. government to obtain military land for the establishment of the University of Utah’s Research Park, and key in the establishment of the USU Research Park and Timpanogos technology Park in Orem (Novell campus). His knowledge, experience and passion live on in the Wayne Brown Institute, its staff, its investor-led Board, and its countless supporters.