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WHAT: Innovate Springfield, the University of Illinois Springfield’s downtown business incubator, will partner with Illini Angels to present an educational workshop on angel investing. Angel investing involves individuals providing financial support to early-stage startups in exchange for equity, aiming for a return on investment as the company grows.

WHEN: 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13

WHERE: Innovate Springfield, 15 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

DETAILS: The event offers a chance to connect with fellow angels, gain insights into early-stage investing, and glean advice from seasoned investors on their strategies. The workshop will also give a chance for attendees to engage in discussions, ask questions and network with fellow participants.

Illini Angels comprises of a formidable group of investors with expertise in investment practices, innovation, company development, networking and fostering impactful relationships. The organization boasts members hailing from all three universities in the University of Illinois System.

Innovate Springfield aims to accelerate the growth of startups and established businesses, provide a collaborative workspace and foster a vibrant entrepreneurial community. Innovate Springfield currently supports 80 member companies that have added more than 280 jobs to the local economy.

The initial segment of the event is open to the public at no cost. Following this, a closed-group session, accessible only by invitation, will occur. Sign up for the public workshop here.

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