#GoFundYourself: Investment Workshop For Startups

#GoFundYourself: Investment Workshop For Startups

Thursday, 29 October 2015 15:00 - 16:30
Added by: Marina Atarova | Type: Training | Price: Free
Tickets available: 4 (100 total)

DREAMSTAKE ACADEMY is an education and mentorship program that provides early-stage startup teams with the knowledge, insights, tools and support to refine their ideas, develop a business model, scale and get funded.

Go Fund Yourself - Investment Workshop For Startups


Addressing, Presenting and Speaking to Angel Investors and VCs is and is not straightforward. This workshop will demystify key concepts on raising capital and will help you to get started. Whether you are raising through VCs or  angel investors, by the end of the workshop you'll have a better understanding of this process. The sections will include:

- Introduction to raising capital for early stage tech startups
- players, incl. mentors and lawers
- process, incl. how much ro raise and materials
- How to identify and approach potential angel investors
- Presenting to angels and what they might be looking for
- Angels vs. VC

Course Leaders:

Paul Dowling Dreamstake

Paul is the CEO and co-founder of Dreamstake. He is working with the 1,000 plus startups on the platform to obtain funding from VCs and angel investors. Before launching Dreamstake Paul was a Managing Consultant with Cap Gemini and was previously involved in Business Development for Racal and Lego. He has a total of 25 years experience of tech. Dreamstake is his third startup. He has an MBA from Kingston University and is a regular speaker at startup conferences.

Marina Atarova Dreamstake

Marina is an entrepreneur and mentor with 5 Years experience of working with early stage tech companies having three main areas of expertise in marketing, strategy and equity investment. As a partner in several projects, Marina has been involved in running marketing campaigns and created a network of startup leaders around the globe. She runs a series of workshops for tech founders and is a mentor in big European startup conferences and accelerators. Marina also runs a tech angel investment club and helped to raise capital to several upcoming tech stars.