#GoFundYourself: Funding Bootcamp For Startups

#GoFundYourself: Funding Bootcamp For Startups

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 13:00 - 17:00
Added by: Marina Atarova | Type: Training | Price: Free
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Addressing, Presenting and Speaking to Angel Investors and VCs is and is not straightforward. We are organising a full day of workshops and presentations to introduce key concepts on raising capital. Whether you are raising through VCs or  angel investors, by the end of the day you'll have a better understanding of this process.

We will have a full day of sessions from 1pm to 5pm, run by angel investors, lawyers, VCs and other funding experts, focusing on getting tech founders "investment ready". 

The sessions will include: 

- Introduction to raising capital for early stage tech startups
- players, incl. mentors and lawyers
- 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
- Successful Business Models
- Costs for eveloping your Tech product

Are you planning to fundraise soon? Join us to learn from the experts on how to get funded !

1pm: Investment Workshop for early Stage Tech Startups, by Marina Atarova, Paul Dowling
2.30pm: IT Budgets and Costs - How to spend your money on technology by Ralph Stenzel
3.30pm: De-Risking Your Business Model to Attract The Best Investors by Vincent Choi

Course Leaders:

Paul Dowling 

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 

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.

Ralph Stenzel

Ralph is the CTO at Dreamstake and a Senior IT management specialist with experience in technology strategy, development, project and programme management; team setup and management, outsourcing, project appraisal, feasibility and rescue. He is happy to contribute his knowledge to interesting projects in a senior technology management capacity at CTO/CIO/board level. With a strategic view and the ability to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience he is often described as “the interface between business and technology”. Ralph is especially interested in global projects involving multi-national teams and multi-language scenarios. He can also be found as mentor, hackathon judge and hip hop DJ.

Vincent Choi 

Vincent is the Founder and CEO at YNiche, a Chartered Accountant, MBA and aspiring entrepreneur with over 12 years experience in business advisory for small-to-medium enterprises. He is passionate about bringing innovative technologies to SME owners and maximise their chances to get the best out of their businesses. Seeing first hand how small, yet intelligent innovation in this sector can make a huge and profound difference to SME owners and their livelihoods, Vincent is determined to continually develop the latest, most relevant and cutting-edge technologies that are adding real value to SME businesses and their clients/customers.