Preparing projects for investment and investor relationships

Preparing projects for investment and investor relationships

Outbox and AfriConEU, under the umbrella of the AfriConEU Networking Academy, will host an online webinar on the 24th January, 12.00 – 15.00 CET about “Preparing projects for investment and investor readiness.”

Documenting and promoting a business/startup to strengthen financing efforts and an overview of terms, interests and needs from investors. This will include an overview of how to pitch and promote a project/business, along with key quantitative metrics and tools to be included. Some of the key metrics will include market analysis, financial and revenue forecasts and other KPIs including impact metrics as appropriate. Using the lens of an investor, samples of standard term sheets and funding relationships, notable grants, debt and equity will be shown to participants. Investor motivations and interests, along with specialized kinds of investors, will be covered.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Fundamentals of a business plan;
  • Essential metrics to be included;
  • Grants, debt, and equity;
  • Basics of pitching;
  • Investor expectations;
  • Specialized kinds of investors;
  • Basics of a term sheet.

Who should attend?

  • Leaders of DIHs (tech hubs, universities, incubators, accelerators)
  • Investors
  • Youth
  • Start-ups
  • Entrepreneurs and entrepreneur support network leaders
  • Digital skills provider

Time zones

  • CET 12.00 – 15.00
  • EAT 14.00 – 17.00
  • WAT 11.00 – 14.00
  • BST 11.00 – 14.00
  • EEST 15.00 – 18.00