TRAIN FOR RAIN Entrepreneurs

Roseburg Area Angel Investor Network 2014 Training Sessions

Are you an entrepreneur with a concept or launch stage idea? Come join RAIN's 2014 Training Events

RAIN is a community effort of investors and local resources. Entrepreneurs will receive hands-on experience in developing a business plan, pitching to equity investors, and understanding deal structure. Our local investor community will be trained on how to evaluate direct equity investments and how to structure such investments. In 2013, RAIN investors invested $230,000.

Please save the dates for the following 2014 RAIN Training Sessions

July 30, 2014: Paul Utz, former CEO of a Silicon Valley engineering firm, will be the featured speaker at the YES! Meetup. Paul has tremendous experience in building sales teams and strategies. Location: theLoft (950 SE Oak Ave.), Roseburg: Time: 5:30pm

August 6, 2014: Jack Vitacco SBDC Director at Southern Oregon University, will provide a workshop on market research and market demonstration tactics.

Location: Umpqua Business Center (522 SE Washington Ave.), Roseburg: Time: 5:30pm

August 14, 2014: Panel discussion on the three key disciplines - product, marketing, and finance and strategies to make sure your small business has a good grounding in all three. Panelist:

Chris Cook, CPCC, ACC /Leadership Coaching Organizational Development and Marketing.

Emile Amarotico, General Manager, Ashland Food Co-op

John Lamy, Lamy Consulting

Location: Umpqua Business Center (522 SE Washington Ave.,) Roseburg: Time: 5:30pm

Training is free, however RSVP's are required to: For more information please visit RAIN.

RAIN offers two tracks: (1) a "concept stage" business plan competition and (2) the "launch stage" investment competition. Deadline to apply for both will be September 19, 2014.