In this session, we’ll be pouring out the insider-secrets about what pre-seed and early seed investors look for, when screening potential investment cases in the near future (we didn’t want to mention it any longer, but now we did any way. What investors want to see in a COVID-19 reality, is different now than it was in January 2020). We’ll also look into which metrics you should be able to present at your pitch- and how to get them!
Are you planing to fundraise in 2020 or struggling to unlock considerable funding for your startup? 💰
Securing funding is the #1 game-changer for founders with the ambition to build and scale a global business. Without it, even the best founders have difficulty reaching proof of concept, product-market fit developing and generating enough interest needed for future financing.
However, the ability to catch an investor’s attention is fine arts in its own.
Fundraising is already an uphill battle, and we learned from our recent international VC panel debate that fundraising will be even tougher after the pandemic, although not impossible. So, at PreSeed Academy, we thought about, just how we can help you succeed with fundraising now, and in the near future. Our answer is getting nerdy with how to get an investor’s attention and nailing your pitch in the current funding climate.
What to expect
At PreSeed Ventures, we’ve helped more than 400 founders and continue to help new ones. In other words, we know the pitfalls to avoid and the mountains to climb when fundraising. Our experienced Investment Director, Anders Kjær, will take you through 15 minutes of tips and tricks that can save you a lot of time in preparation for VC fundraising- and maybe even put you in the front seat at your next early stage VC fundraising round. He will also talk about which metrics you need to establish today to win over the VCs.
Not quite there yet? Nicolaj Højer, business angel and serial entrepreneur, will let you in on the secrets of attracting business angels and which metrics someone like him wants to see. He’s an expert on the matter as the author of the Startup Funding Book and an experienced external lecturer at CBS, so get ready to take notes on this one.
To be fair, we do recognize, that being in your position is different than ours. So we’ve asked the successful serial fundraiser Stine Mølgaard from Radiobotics to join us, and tell you all her secrets.
19.00-19.10 Welcome by Nicolaj Højer Nielsen. As serial-entrepreneur and business angel, Nicolaj will share some insider knowledge in the arts of fundraising and attracting business angels in the current situation.
19.10-19.25 Investment Director Anders Kjær from PreSeed Ventures will talk from an early stage VC viewpoint about how he evaluates the potential of new investment opportunities. He will also introduce you to the key metrics your business should present at your next pitch.
19.25-19.40 Founder and COO Stine Mølgaard from Radiobotics. Stine has raised money is about every stage of a startup journey- several times, and most recently, Radiobotics obtained a 10 mio. grant from the European Commission. Stine is also member of the investment panel at the Innovation Fund Denmark, so she is for sure ready to give you savvy advice on how to go about raising capital.
19.40-20.00 LIVE Q&A session with all speakers
Why should you attend this event
+ Industry expertise Investments is what we do!
+ Real-world experience We’ve helped over 400 founders, now they are helping us helping you.
+ Pick the brains of amazing founders and seasoned experts to move your own business or idea forward with the help of their experience.
+ Free resources. All participants will receive a follow-up e-mail with a summary of the event and questions, video-recording for future reference, slides and a collection of additional resources.
Be prepared for the event
Disclaimer: This is no introduction course on startup funding. We assume you know the basics on startup funding, if not, you can attend this webinar(link) with Nicolaj Højer on June 10th or get a copy of our E-book ‘The Startup Funding Book’