Certificate in Investing In Startups & Early Stage Companies (Angel Investing)

The Investing In Startups & Early stage Companies (Angel Investing) Certificate offers an overview of key concepts and resources to achieve success in today’s challenging early stage investing process. This program is taught by some of the most experienced angel investors and venture capitalists from the Atlanta area and beyond with extensive knowledge and experience in their respected area of


The Opportunity Hub and Morehouse College Certificate in Investing In Startups & Early Stage Companies (Angel Investing) will cover a broad range of topics on how to begin investing as an angel investor or “micro-angel” and or make wiser choices in angel investing. Skills acquired from this program will teach you how to identify potential investment opportunities and how to properly execute an investment in a startup or early stage company.


How to Register

Registration for the certificate program can be submitted up to one (1) full business day before the start of the session.


Who Should Attend

This program is designed for individuals who are interested in learning more about making or securing investments in private companies. This program provides exceptional benefits for those who qualify as an accredited investor according to SEC guidelines.


Morehouse College and Opportunity Hub believe that this program will be a tremendous asset to the Atlanta startup ecosystem, Atlanta University Center (Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark College, ITC) and interconnected community. Some specific benefits include:

  • The opportunity to learn from experienced angel investors
  • Meet and network with others interested in investing in private equity
  • Learn from the top talent with local and international experience
  • Obtain checklists, best practices, models, and resources to increase efficiencies and prevent costly mistakes in business venture opportunities
  • Make your first investment as an angel cohort.


Ohub-Logo-800About Opportunity Hub (OHUB)

Founded in 2013, Opportunity Hub (OHUB) grew to a 17,000+ s/f multi-campus entrepreneurial center that offered coworking, intense entrepreneurship, investment and code school curriculum and programming, a pre-accelerator and incubator. Over a three -year period, over fifteen thousand entrepreneurially minded people entered Opportunity Hub’s Atlanta based campuses each year to explore, work, learn & build.

OHUB’s definitive mission is to create and develop a diverse and inclusive highly skilled, competitive and innovative talent pool that will ideate, launch, start and scale high growth companies as entrepreneurs or “intrapreneurs”. Creating and managing an end-to end pipeline via targeted market exposure, intense engagement, immersive education and ongoing mentorship are definitive to accomplishing our mission.

Created with the startup and early stage company in mind, OHUB is for anyone that is serious about working in an environment of like-minded entrepreneurs and committed to learning, implementing and sharing the knowledge, best practices and relationships formed while in our ecosystem. Via curated mentors and experts in residence, we teach our coworkers and stakeholders how to effectively navigate the innovation, entrepreneurship & investment ecosystem with confidence and definitive purpose. We also mentor new angels and “nano angels” on how to invest in startups and early stage companies.

OHUB merged with TechSquare Labs in October 2015. Today, OHUB is repositioning itself as Opportunity Ecosystem and will continue its mission of creating inclusive ecosystems with its relocation to Washington, DC and national expansion as the definitive ecosystem builder to ensure diversity and inclusion in the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment economy. OHUB is also the vetted seal of authentic diversity and inclusion in the startup ecosystem, capital markets and beyond.


Morehouse CollegeAbout Morehouse College

As the nation’s largest, private liberal arts college for men, Morehouse College was recently recognized as the number one liberal arts college in the nation by Washington Monthly; one of 45 “Best Buy” schools for 2011 by the Fiske Guide to Colleges; one of the nation’s Most Grueling Colleges in 2010 by The Huffington Post; the number three HBCU in the nation for 2011 by U.S. News and World Report; and as one of American’s Best Colleges for three consecutive years by Forbes magazine. Prominent alumni include Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil and human rights non-violent leader; Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and director of the National Center for Primary Care of Morehouse School of Medicine; Shelton “Spike” Lee, filmmaker and president of 40 Acres & A Mule Productions; Samuel L. Jackson, Academy Award-nominated actor; Maynard H. Jackson, founder of Jackson Securities and the first African American mayor of Atlanta; and Nima A. Warfield, the first African American Rhodes Scholar from an HBCU.

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Investment Profile

Are you currently an accredited investor or qualified purchaser?

What type of investor are you?

What is your projected investment budget for the next 2 years?

Have you had previous experience in investing?

If so please share a few details of your previous investment activity:
Example: investment amount, number of deals, area of investment, through which entity.

What are your present areas of interest?
Example: by vertical, geography, or investment stage.

Why are you interested in joining the Angel Certificate Program?

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