George Mason University Conferences
WDCA actively supports George Mason University’s annual Accelerate Investor Conferences. For information about the Accelerate Investor Conference 2022 - Click Here.
Wharton Club of DC Partnership
WDCA is an active partner and promoter of the Wharton Club of Washington Annual Conference. For information about the Wharton Club Of District of Columbia - Click Here.
One Million for One Billion (1M1B) Supporter
Based in India, One Million for One Billion (1M1B) promotes entrepreneurship among students throughout India, creating thousands of companies. WDCA participates in the 1M1B annual conference at the United Nations in New York. For more information about 1 Million for 1 Billion - Click Here.
Workshops and Training
For members, the Washington DC ArchAngels also holds a variety of investor-focused workshops and entrepreneurial training sessions and educational events. For more information about these opportunities - Click Here.
GoVirginia Smart Cities Initiative
Business Meeting Participation
Members: Any member, in good standing, of theWashington DC ArchAngels may attend business meetings and other sponsored events to learn about the investment and management needs of small and medium size enterprises with high-growth potential. Members, Associates, and Sponsors participate in accordance with the Bylaws of Washington DC ArchAngels LLC.
Guests: Only Members, in good standing, may refer Guests for possible attendance at a meeting or other event. All referrals and requests are sent to the President or Executive Vice President of Washington DC ArchAngels for approval. Requests must be submitted at least five (5) days in advance of meetings or other events. Members must affirm personal knowledge of the guest and attest to their good standing in the investment community. Guests that receive a referral should be able to demonstrate a strong interest in investment opportunities in startups and growth companies with high-growth potential. After approval, Guests will receive a formal written invitation to attend a meeting or other event. Attendance as a Guest is limited to two (2) Washington DC ArchAngels meetings or other event. Both Members and Guests understand that the President or Executive Vice President of Washington DC ArchAngels makes the final decision about Guest attendance.
Company Representatives: Only those company representatives that have received a formal written invitation from the Washington DC ArchAngels to attend a meeting or other event may do so for a period of one (1) year from the date of the invitation. Company representatives that have received an invitation will have undergone extensive vetting for their potential to add value to the Washington DC ArchAngels "Community of Company Builders."
Meeting and Event Standards: All attendees to any Washington DC ArchAngels meeting or other event must abide by all federal and state laws and regulations concerning investment of funds in start-up companies. Also, all attendees should be familiar with SEC Regulations regarding such investments. Additionally, meeting or other event attendees shall abide by the highest degree of ethics in dealing with members, guests, and all participating companies. Members and guests agree that, should any issue, potential or actual, arise regarding a conflict-of-interest, conflict with another member or presenter on any matter whatsoever, or a violation of law, to resolve the issue or determine the best course of action, they will notify the Washington DC ArchAngels President or Executive Vice President as soon as possible.
WDCA is part of a GoVirginia grant program funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information - Click Here. An important grant requirement to hold “Smart City Investor Roundtables” that feature investment opportunities offered by companies that have developed mart cities technologies. As a program initiative, WDCA is now recruiting SEC qualified investors in Virginia to participate in feedback and evaluation of companies with products and services related to Smart City technologies.
Recently, to help promote Virginia’s smart cities initiative, Washington DC ArchAngels participated in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2022 | Smart City Expo World Congress 2022, held in Barcelona Spain. For information about this event - Click Here.
Investor Business Meetings
Washington DC ArchAngels Business Meetings are focused on the "know-who, know-how, and know-capital," the single-most important rule for success in angel investing.