Learn how to secure investment and pitch your project ideas
Posted on 08/10/2019
If you are an investor in quantum technology / physics centric / engineering companies, or a such a company, then this late breakfast will be a fun and very useful morning.
- Investors will share their top tips on how to secure investment
- We will share with you some valuable networking tips
- Host an open mic session to pitch to the investors
- And end with a masterclass on innovation funding options and top tips.
09:30-10:00 – Breakfast and networking (in IOP Accelerator Centre co-working space)
10:00-10:30 – A 3 min introduction on how to do a 30 second pitch. Ian and Nicola, who have run many similar sessions, will then go round the room show casing investors who are active and ask them to give a tip on how to connect with investors.
10:30-11:30 – Networking hour – an opportunity to make quality connections with investors, companies and funding advisers.
11:30-11:45 – Open mic – companies pitch to the room – 30 seconds each and fast paced.
11:45-12:30 – A workshop to the room, for those who want to stay: In this session Ian will describe the key points need to cover in a well written Innovate UK grant application and give an overview of the current open grant programmes. He will cover the common mistakes that people make and identify other typical sources of funding.