We were delighted to have Sarah Lucas, COO of New World Angels, as our guest speaker this week. 

Sarah is the Chief Operating Officer of New Word Angels, a network of accredited private investors dedicated to providing equity capital to early-stage entrepreneurial companies with a strong presence in Florida.  She has been an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship in the College of Business and Management at Lynn University and College of Engineering at Villanova University.  Sarah graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in African American Studies and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

With a background in policy, communications and strategic planning, Sarah’s past professional roles include the White House Domestic Policy Council, a Fortune 500 corporation, the United States Senate and House of Representatives, and a privately held financial services firm.  Additional professional experience also includes working at the FAU Tech Runway business accelerator and as the CEO of a start-up business.

Sarah’s current civic and volunteer interests include Vice Chair of the City of Delray Beach Green Implementation and Advancement Board, executive board member and start up committee chair of Tech Hub South Florida, board member of Second Chance Initiative, and mentoring start up companies through the Venture Mentoring Team and Babson College WIN Lab.  Sarah lives in Delray Beach, FL.

Attached is Sarah’s presentation on Angel investing. Click Here to see the presentation