EFactor Presents: Different Views on Funding

Event details

5th October 2011

About the event


EFactor Presents: Different Views on Funding

This event is the first of 2 events where EFactor gives Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs the chance to talk with experienced colleagues about the funding process.

In a panel of 4 we present to you:

Michael Blakey: experienced and well known serial angel investor

William Robins: Partner at KeyStone Law

Antonio Bossi: M&A Director Arbuthnot Securities Corporate Finance

Serial Entrepreneur - tbd

We will discuss several topics and provide you different angles to deal with certain aspects and issues related to the funding process . The angel investor, the lawyer, the M&A advisor and the serial entrepreneur will share their thoughts and tips & tricks of their trade with you.

Topics which will be discussed are:

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How do different parties value businesses and how do you come to some sort of agreement

What is the difference between friends and family, Angel and VC money (also looking at responsibilities and restrictions that you will have to deal with if you take on external money)

What are the key points that investors want to hear from you about in a presentation

How do you raise money from angels and VC’s (given the different processes and requirements)

How do you build/ change management team post investment

What is a business plan and what’s the point of having one?

Common mistakes made in setting up a business and/or fundraising

This is an unique learning experience. Do not miss the chance to talk with real life and very experienced entrepreneurs and investors so you truly understand the total process of funding.

The second part of this event will be organized early 2012. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more info: Eva Hukshorn