Fundraising for tech startups: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

How do you ensure you capture the attention of potential investors, including VCs and Corporate Venture Funds?

21 July 2020

The unprecedented uncertainty in 2020 has turned startup fundraising on its head. Many early stage companies are left wondering how they can continue to grow their business when access to capital is seemingly frozen. Some VCs have certainly hit the brakes, but others have taken another tack - they are looking for strong investment opportunities as they have effectively missed an investment quarter. A percentage of their funds have been deployed to support their portfolio companies and they have a wall of cash they need to invest, or return to their LPs. So, whilst the investment bar may be higher, it’s also a good time to go to market, however, it is now more important than ever to attract high quality investment. This starts with a successful strategy to capture an investors attention.

We will be covering: The Investment Deck – hitting the investor hot buttons, Term Sheets, IP and in addition, we are delighted that Fliss Berridge, Co-founder of payments company Ordo will be joining us to share her story on how she navigated the challenges of fundraising and overcame all hurdles to secure funding from Nationwide Ventures.

The event will be moderated by Nick Sturge, MBE the long-standing former Centre Director at SETsquared Bristol and Director of The Engine Shed.

This online event will take place on 29 July from 15:00 – 16:00. We hope you can join us.

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