Innovation & Enterprise


Investment readiness workshop

09 March 2020, 9:30 am–4:00 pm

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK) event

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

Event Information

Open to



Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), UCL Innovation & Enterprise, and Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK)


King's Cross

What to expect

You'll hear from experienced investors and successful founders who have recently raised funding.

You'll learn about:

  • different routes to investment
  • best approaches to investors
  • how to optimise your pitch deck
  • impact investment
  • crowdfunding
  • valuation

Lunch will be provided and you'll have opportunities to network throughout the day.

Who it's for

This workshop is for startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to raise early-stage to series A investment.


The speakers will include:

  • Mayank Shah, Founder and CEO, MSDUK
  • Iulia Tudor, Investor Engagement Manager, Digital Catapult
  • Rob Wilson, Campaign Development Associate, Seedrs
  • Emmi Nicholl, Deal Sorcerer, Cambridge Angels
  • Oli Hammond, Associate, Fuel Ventures
  • Cliff Hinrichs, Founder, Steele Ventures
  • Carl Bergholtz, Investment Banking, ClearlySo
  • Amit Pate, Founder and CEO, Snaptivity
  • Olivia Ahn, Co-founder, Polipop
  • Jonah Ogbuneke, CEO, Love for the Streets

Date and times

This workshop will be held on Monday, 9 March 2020, from 9:30am to 4pm. Registration is from 9:30am, presentations will start at 10am.

Register your interest

If you want to attend, please request a ticket via Eventbrite

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