It is only 2 weeks left until NACUE's much anticipated Ventures Academy, in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge University. This event is ideal for any young entrepreneur preparing or in the process of securing finance for their start-up. It aims to increase the investment potential of young entrepreneurs, learn about the sources of investment finance, make the young entrepreneurs investment ready and connect the ventures with the investors.
Spring 2010 Ventures Academy
Start-up Finance & Investment Readiness
When: April 27, 28 and May 26,
"The Venture Academy process has enabled many entrepreneurs, companies and projects to become Investment Ready and connect with prospective investors. The programme is delivered by experienced investors and entrepreneurs who have been there and done it." - Prof. Alan Barrell, Cambridge Angel & Entrepreneur in Residence
27th of April
- Educates on all aspects of funding entrepreneurial start-ups, availability and sources of finance
28th of April
- Investment Readiness Day
- Bespoke investment advice and mentorship for young entrepreneurs who may be looking for funding for their start-ups or want to learn about investment finance and pitch practice & competition. Some ventures will then be invited to a further Deal Day at which participants can meet a team of investors
26th of May
- Deal Day
- Connects investment-ready ventures with interested investorsMeet Investors & Mentors such as:
Prof. Alan Barrell, Simon Haworth, Jamie Urquhart, Amy Mokady, Jack Lang, Phil O’Donovan (Cambridge Silicon Radio), Modwenna Rees-Mogg (Angels News) - and many others.
Networking & Mentoring – Pitches & Capital Sources
Register NOW for the ultimate opportunity to learn more about start-up finance, become
investment-ready and connect with investors.
Ventures Academy Programme is broken down into three distinct
sections - one per day - enabling young entrepreneurs to attend the most relevant element or engage in the entire programme depending on the stage of their venture. Registration for the Programme includes all training materials and programme modules, which have been tested and proven over many years of application in several European Countries, Canada, India and China.