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Dragons Investment Event
We have 4 savvy Dragon investors ready to hear your pitch and invest in your business; if our Dragon investors like your project! Successful startups will receive an investment as a loan or % of equity.
Limited tickets are allocated to this group. Please buy tickets from: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cash-investment-for-your-business-ask-our-dragon-investors-for-actual-investment-tickets-11102316327
Our 4 Dragon investors:
1-Investing from £20,000 up to £1,000,000
Founder and CEO; has 35 years commercial experience largely in the tech space. He has founded 3 start-ups and was until 2011 CEO of an international banking software house. He works with several private investors and business angel networks looking for outstanding investment propositions from £20,000 - £10,000,000.
2-Investing up to £100,000.
Has invested over £12,000,000. Founder of the UK's No.1 mentoring and investment group for entrepreneurs. Founded in 2007; after spending 4 successful years working at Goldman Sachs in Private Wealth Management. He has personally invested in 8 different companies and through his company and has funded over 1400 businesses in the last 18 months.
Always happy to offer free incubators places to people who are looking for start-up capital by way of a loan, and happy to offer free mentoring. Happy to offer the same to the people pitching and audience members.
3-Investing from £50,000
Is a business angel & consultant, working mainly in the tech start-up sector. His principle focus is on the commercial development of internet firms. This encompasses business strategy, investment readiness, marketing, sales and usability. Previous clients and investments include firms in casual games, web apps, mobile apps, financial platforms, healthcare and so on!
4-Investing from £50,000
Judges at Collider, mentor at Wayra, Seedcamp, Emerge Ventures, and have put a fund together (£60,000,000 capacity) backed with some serial entrepreneurs; exits and revenue generating companies of £100,000,000.
10 Start-ups have the opportunity to pitch their project for 8 minutes in total: 3 minutes pitching and a further 5 minutes for question & answer. If investors are convinced, then they may offer you the investment or an investment package subject to due diligence. You can sign initial agreement or contract in person at the event or progress the talks later.
After the main pitching Event (10 pitching) you can use the "30 seconds elevator pitch" to pitch your business to Dragon investors & audience investors, for consideration of investment; We expect there to be people in the audience who may also be able to help your business.
What businesses need to prepare for pitching?
1. Proof of Concept: proof they have something your targeted customers want. The best way to prove that is existing sales.
2. A valuation that stacks up.
For example: someone who says I need £50k and offering 10% values their company at £500k but if no sales are made and it is still in its infancy the company is not worth anywhere near £500k. That puts investors off straight away.
For normal example: "you have made £50k in sales and a profit of £20k, given the industry, basing it on a multiple of 6 x earnings so, the business is valued at £300k (6 x 50k) and you need £50k and you therefore offering a 17% stake in your business."
However, the decision on offering equity % and accepting any offer by any investors is a business decision to be considered after taking the necessary guidance from your professional advisers. If in doubt please seek legal advise before proceeding.
6.00-6:45pm Arrival and registration
6.45 – 8:45pm Dragons investor introduction and 10 businesses pitching each for 3 minutes, then Dragon investors question them max in 5 minutes. In 3 minutes you must tell: 1- Name 2-Project concept 3-proof of success 4-% proposal to investors
8:45pm - 9pm Break
9pm 30 seconds pitching to Dragon investors, investors’ audience & to all the other audience.
9- 11 mingling, networking, drinks & food.
The event is limited to 100 people in total. Please book your place before it fills up.
• 10 x Main pitching businesses. Please note that we will notify you by email if you have met the selection criteria pitching, before we take payment.
• Businesses (audience x80)
• As usual in all our events we have the 30 seconds elevator pitch to introduce yourself and your business
Tickets are on limited allocation to this group. Please buy tickets from: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cash-investment-for-your-business-ask-our-dragon-investors-for-actual-investment-tickets-11102316327
A projector will be available for your presentation.
Entrepreneurs wishing to take part in the pitching process must email their business plan and pitch deck to London Entrepreneurs Network: (admin@LondonEntrepreneursNetwork.com)
For any inquiry please email us or call 07591020664
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