How to Attract the Right Investors
You’ve decided to launch or grow your business – and now you need investment. But where do you start?
Our popular How to Attract the Right Investors workshop gets to the heart of what it takes to successfully raise investment, all based on the real life experiences of hundreds of entrepreneurs (including the presenters).
This engaging workshop, run in partnership with the British Library Business & IP Centre, packs a massive amount of invaluable content into less than half a day to equip you with a simple-to-follow, step-by-step approach to securing investment.
The event also includes an interactive session with Angel Investor Colin Coghlan who will share insider information on the way he makes investments. You’ll also be given access to proven pitching templates and strategies.
In a nutshell
We’ll cover how to secure investment through:
✦ angel investors
✦ venture capital
…and will help you:
✦ Decide which investment avenues are right for your business
✦ Learn the quickest and most effective way of finding investors
✦ Secure the best deal and valuation for your business
✦ Save you time, money and energy in your search
Who is it for?
This workshop is ideal for ambitious entrepreneurs who are either in the start-up phase and are unsure of where or how to raise the capital to launch, or are already trading but need more capital to reach profitability and scale.
By the end of the workshop you will:
✦ Understand the advantages and disadvantages of various investment options
✦ Know how to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign in double-quick time
✦ Receive invaluable insights from successful angel investor Colin Coghlan
✦ Have a proven template for creating a winning Executive Summary
✦ Know where and how to secure Venture Capital
✦ Understand how to take advantage of new government tax schemes
✦ Be able to value your business accurately
✦ Have an ‘insiders list’ of recommended small-business-friendly VCs, angel networks, lawyers, crowdfunding sites and more
✦ Know the best methods for dramatically increasing the credibility of your team with investors
✦ Have received priceless tips on how to pitch your business to an angel investor
✦ Know how to create a winning video pitch for crowdfunding
✦ Understand how to avoid the legal pitfalls when securing any investment
✦ Have a clear understanding of how to play the funding game