Workshop format: Keynote speaker, followed by a moderated panel discussion with investors and fundraising experts, followed by Q&A.
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Glenn Elliott, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Tenzing PE
Ayanna White-Laurent, Trademark Paralegal, Allen and Overy.
- Maxime Kryvian, Co-founder of R&D Expert Ltd
- Saka Saddiq Nuru, General Partner at Funnder
- Georgina Nwabueze, CEO / Co-founder, Backable Ventures
A discussion on how innovative businesses may access funding. Cashflow is the lifeblood of a business. Some businesses require larger upfront capital in order to get better product-market fit or wider adoption. In this session, we will demystify the process of raising capital, as well as highlight creative alternatives to pitching (Dragon’s Den-style) to a traditional investor. We will also discuss initiatives, programmes, and trends driving more capital into the technology and innovation sector.
Case study: Innovation Challenge
Innovation Challenge is MSDUK’s flagship pitching competition for ethnic minority businesses. This year’s theme is Corporate Sustainability. Winners of the MSDUK Innovation Challenge can benefit from:
- £20,000 Total Cash Grant and a place on Accenture Mentoring Programme
- Opportunity to showcase your business solution to MSDUKs corporate network who are actively looking for new ethnic minority businesses to work with
- Opportunity to win category special awards worth 3 x £2000
Applications close 31 May 2022.
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