Innovation & Enterprise


Investment readiness workshop

9:30 am to 3:00 pm, 27 March 2019

Audience of entrepreneurs at at investment workshop

This free workshop for high-growth SMEs will provide advice and insights on raising early-stage investment.

Event Information

Open to



Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at UCL Innovation & Enterprise and MSDUK


103c Camley Street

What to expect

You'll hear from experienced investors and successful founders and learn about:

  • the investment raising process
  • criteria investors typically use to evaluate deals
  • how to attract and engage with investors and what metrics to demonstrate
  • case studies from entrepreneurs who successfully secured investment
  • common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Lunch will be provided.

Who it's for

This workshop is for businesses looking to raise early-stage investment, including:

  • tech-focused and/or high growth businesses
  • founders from underrepresented diverse groups
  • SMEs actively looking for seed or series A funding


The speakers at the event will include:

  • Alexandra Isenegger, CEO, Linkilaw
  • Asheesh Malaney, Co-Founder, Tripifini
  • Mayank Shah, Founder and CEO, MSDUK
  • Alysia Silberg, General Partner, Street Global VC
  • Colin Spiller, London Angel Club Manager, Angels Den
  • Shelley Taylor, Founder, Trellyz

Date and times

This workshop will be held on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, from 9:30am to 3pm. Registration is from 9:30am, presentations will start at 10am.

Register your interest

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