Investor Readiness

Host: ScaleUp 360

Location: Hallam I-Lab S1 2BG, Sheffield

Cost: FREE

Dates:

Friday, 27th May 2022 at 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Delivered by Francesca Granelli of Digital Remit 

A comprehensive look at the types of investment available to your business

What investors are looking for?

• First, consider different types of investors
• Second, look at crowdfunding, business angels, and venture capital
• Third, briefly outline the pros and cons of different types of financial investment
• Before closing by outlining what is required to be investment ready

What do we mean by investors?

This can include:
1. Friends and family 
2. Management team (an MBO) 
3. Your customers through Crowdfunding
4. Your suppliers as corporate investors and/or partnerships
5. Business angels
6. Venture capital



Types of crowdfunding and their requirements

Business angels’ requirements
Venture Capital
o Difference between VCs and private equity
o How do VCs hunt for deals?
o How they narrow the Funnel
o What happens after the handshake?
o Critical take-aways

The pros and Cons of a financial investor (crowdfunding, business angel or VC)

There will be a light buffet lunch before this session where you can network with other businesses and the team.  Make a day of it and come for the morning for the Social Impact Workshop.

Appointments are available with the Digital Remit team throughout the year.  Please contact your account manager to book a place.

 

Further Details

You can book using your ScaleUp 360 website login details, but if you have any problems please contact scaleup360@shu.ac.uk. 

ScaleUp 360 events are exclusively for those registered on the programme. To register for the programme complete our online form and we will be in touch as soon as possible. 

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