Getting the right investor: VCs vs Angel Investors
VCs vs Angels: it’s the age-old question that all innovative businesses face. Where do you go to get the right investment? What are the differences between investment from venture capitalists and angels? More importantly: which is right for your business?
This session is for entrepreneurs with innovative and market disruptive ideas seeking investment. Join Michael Berger from Together Money, who will share his wealth of experience guiding high-level investments.
We will discuss:
- Typical levels of investment (£25k-£2m)
- Valuation expectations
- Assessing the market size
- Levels of involvement
- Restrictive terms
- Funding types available – (SEIS, unrestricted, CLN)
- Route to the investors
- Why doesn’t everyone just apply through Dragon’s Den?
Your expert presenter:
Michael Berger from Together Money
For nearly a decade, Mike has worked with SMEs in various capacities. The latter half of these years has been spent focusing on growth companies and advising on their acquisition and funding strategies via both debt and equity. A Chartered Accountant and qualified Business Finance Professional, Mike has also held Trustee and Non-Executive Director positions with charities and technology companies.
Space to Grow – Your investment readiness programme
As part of the University of Essex’s University Enterprise Zone, we are bringing you a fully funded webinar series. Whether you are fine-tuning your USP, perfecting your pitch, or gearing up to make an investment – we bring you the information you need, when you need it.