Angel investors to hold virtual final investment event

It’s a $100,000 decision.

Alaska Angel Conference will host a virtual final investment event 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21.

People can register for the event online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alaska-angel-conference-2020-final-investment-tickets-104169026362.

The event will include guest speakers Gov. Mike Dunleavy and CEO of Namastream Jennifer Barcelos, updates from Alaska Angel Conference 2019 investment recipient Ramper Innovations and People’s Choice winner Molly Bz.

The goal of the Alaska Angel Conference is to get angel investors in Alaska to invest in Alaska companies. An angel investor is someone who provides resources for a businesses start-up in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.

The final event is the end result of an almost four-month process, and investors will make a final decision on which one of five businesses will receive a $100,000 investment,

Finalists include Pandere from Anchorage, Tundra Electronics from Kenai, Alaska Peony Brokers from Soldotna, Barati Medical from Fairbanks and HairVoyage from Anchorage.

The virtual event is hosted by the Juneau Economic Development Council, JDO Law, 49th State Angel Fund, Alaska Airlines and Northrim Bank.

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