Connect Yorkshire's Autumn Investment Forum
Date: Wednesday, 28th November 2007
Time: 9:00am start - 5:00pm
Location: The Royal Victoria Holiday Inn, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, S4 7YE
Organised by: Connect Yorkshire
What do you get?
Not only does the event itself provide a great opportunity for presenting your proposition and networking, but the preparation in the weeks prior is just as beneficial, offering FREE support and invaluable advice to ensure investors will listen.
This support includes:
Access to free interactive workshops given by leading professionals to ensure your company is investor ready
- 24th October 2007 - Practical Business Plans and R&D Tax Credits
- 24th October 2007 - Intellectual Property Rights and Wrongs
- 7th November 2007 - Accessing Support and Funding
- 7th November 2007 - Effective Negotiating Skills
- 14th November 2007 - Capturing an Investor and Avoiding the Pitfalls
- 14th November 2007 - Company Valuations and Deal Structures
Intensive one on one advice to hone your pitch and give you the best possible chance of success
On the day you will:
Raise the profile of your business amongst the investment and business community
Have the opportunity to present your 10 minute investment proposition to an invited audience of over 150 delegates including specialist investors
Be given exhibition space in our breakout area, specifically for you to network with the main players of the Yorkshire technology sector
Get a two page summary of your company's proposition in our delegate handbook
Previous Investment Forums Matthew Smith of CMM Technology LLP pitched for investment at Connect Yorkshire’s Forum in 2006 said: 'It was great exposure for us. We received some really good feedback but even better, we met an investor that has subsequently invested in the business.'
Our last Investment Forum held in June 2007 attracted over 180 delegates and included investors from: Noble Fund Managers, Bank of Scotland Growth Equity, YFM Private Equity, IP Group, TechInvest, Beer and Partners, Acceleris Corporate Ventures, EnTrust, 3i plc, Enterprise Ventures, Pentech Ventures, NESTA, Northern Venture Managers, Viking Fund, Partnership Investment Finance, and South Yorkshire Investment Fund.
How to Apply for Presentation
For an opportunity that will drive your company forward please fill in an Application Form available Here or from the Connect Yorkshire Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0113 384 5640. The deadline for receipt of applications is the 10th October 2007.
In addition to the above we are also offering exhibition space to companies who do not wish to make a presentation on this occasion but who wish to raise finance in the next 6-12 months.
This is an opportunity to network with Connect’s Investment Forum delegates and allow you explain your technology in an informal environment. It offers the first step towards raising the cash you need.
So with applicants having a greater chance of meeting the investment community, what you do have to loose?
How to Apply for Exhibition
For an opportunity that will drive your company forward please fill in an Application Form or email the Connect Yorkshire Team at email@example.com or 0113 384 5640. The deadline for receipt of applications is the 10th October 2007.
More information: Connect Yorkshire's Autumn Investment Forum