Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't know anything about Joe Beverly, can you tell me more?

  • He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in International Business from UGA.

  • He holds a Series 65 Investment Advisor license.

  • He worked for IBM for two summers during college doing software development.

  • He worked in Atlanta and Germany (and speaks fluent German) for a computer

    manufacturer after graduating college.

  • He started his business in 1984 and has been running it ever since.

  • He was on the board of his father’s business and took over the Chairman’s role after his

    father’s health failed. He was very involved with the sale of the business in 2011.

  • He joined the Atlanta Technology Angels in 2013 and served as President of the

    organization for two years from 2017 to 2019.

  • He has made over 15 sizable angel investments and is evaluating more.

  • He has significant experience in software development, financial services and various types of investments.

What is covered in the sessions?

  • A variety of topics related to knowledge and behaviors critical to success in starting and running a business. Topics include:
    • Motivation
    • Challenges/Rewards of being an entrepreneur
    • Strategy
    • Market/Customer discovery
    • Competition
    • Unit economics
    • KPIs
    • Reading financial statements
    • Creating projections
    • Payroll
    • Investor presentations
    • Raising funds
    • Hiring
    • Management
    • Negotiation
    • Contract basics
    • Marketing/Sales
    • The importance of taking care of yourself when you will be experiencing the stress of building a business.
  • In addition, there will be Q&A sessions, mentoring sessions and networking meetings.

Where are the sessions held?

All sessions will be done virtually until further notice.

What is the cancellation policy?

Attendees can cancel and get a full refund after the introductory session during which everybody will introduce themselves and a detailed description of the course content will be given. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about the content of the sessions during the introductory session.

What is the cost of all sessions?

The cost is $500 for all sessions. This includes 14 classes, Q&A sessions, networking sessions and mentoring.