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How to work with investors

Finance for Founders

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Looking to find investors to scale-up? Already working on your pitch but wondering what to do next? There’s no silver-bullet for approaching funding. In this roundtable, we’ll look at how to attract the right investors and build a successful and profitable relationship.  

We’ll be discussing: 

  • Preparation pre-investment 
    • Creating your 3-year plan  
    • How much investment to ask for 
    • How to set your business up ready for investment 
    • Creating realistic forecasts  
  • The investor/investee relationship  
    • Considering chemistry and the important part it plays 
    • How many investors do you need?  
    • Instilling confidence in your investor that you and your business are up to the task 
    • Setting ground rules and expectations you have for each other  
    • Understanding your investor's motivations and meeting them  
  • Life after an initial investment  
    • Surrendering some control of the business  
    • What happens if your investor joins your board or becomes a non-exec? 
    • Reporting to your investor  
    • What to do if you’re not hitting agreed targets  
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Monday 09 December, 2019 8am