Birmingham-based venture capital firm Midven will be running a two-day Investment Readiness workshop at the NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator – 7 Brindley Place, Birmingham in March 2020. Midven has a strong track record of investing in early-stage businesses and has been appointed to manage the new £35m West Midlands equity fund, part of the Midlands Engine Investment Funds (MEIF).
The sessions will cover the following topic areas:
- How to create a structured and strategic business plan.
- How to create achievable financial forecasts.
- What investors look for in a pitch and how to pitch successfully.
- How to structure your company legally to ensure a smooth investment process.
The workshop will be led by Giovanni Finocchio, a Midven Investment Director who has invested in early stage companies for the past 8 years. He will be joined by industry experts Tony Seaton from Jerroms Corporate Finance and Simon Gilmour and Adam Kudryl from Harper James Solicitors, who will provide professional guidance on financial planning and legal documentation respectively.
The training is free of charge and will be held at NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator- 7 Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2TZ.