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An event to help democratise entrepreneurship to exceptional founders from Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities communities – supported and powered by Floww.

Be one of the selected founders to present your company to leading VC’s one-on-one. Floww’s team of trained accountants and content writers will also review your business plan and help you to get you pitch perfect.

Register (for free) your start-up for the pitching sessions before the deadline of 23rd of September.

Date
30 Sep 2020
Location
Online
Price
Free

We believe that access to capital should not be about who you know – but what you can do. So we are proud to partner this event to help people find the right advice and funding to grow their business.

Who's involved

EVENT SCHEDULE

9.00–12.40
PANEL DISCUSSIONS (OPEN TO ALL)

9:00 – 9:10
Opening introduction

9:10 – 9:50
Session 1: How to approach investors and decide the right type of investor for your business?
Panelists: (Hector Mason) Episode 1, (Charmaine Hayden) Good Soil, (Namratha Kothapalli) SpeedInvest, (Michael Tefula) Downing Ventures

9:50 – 10:30
Session 2: Pitching to Corporates – what do you need to know?
Panelists: Sandeep Raithata (O2), Rachel Peck (Microsoft), Richard Britton (MediaCom)

10:40 – 11:20
Session 3: Learn from founders who have been there and done that!
Panelists: Urenna (Cashmere), Riham Satti (Mevitae), Gary Stewart (The Nest), Rahul Powar (Redsift)

11:20 – 12:20
Session 4: How can we create a fairer system?
Speakers:  Martijn de Wever (Force Over Mass Capital and Floww), Nikita Thakrar (Included VC), Ines Streimelweger (Creandum)

12:20 – 12:40
Closing Keynote – TBC

14.00–1600
PITCHES

Selected Black and Asian founders chosen to pitch to investors and corporates in 1-1 meetings.

Investor Pitches:
Format: Each one-on-one will be 15 mins total, comprising of 5 minute pitches and 10 minutes Q&A with founders. Every individual founder will meet with a maximum of 6 investors over two hours.

Investors: Force Over Mass Capital, Softbank, Playfair Capital, Cornerstone Partners, SpeedInvest, EQT Ventures, Creandum, Amadeus Capital Partners, Lego Ventures, CG Ventures

Corporate Pitches:
Format: Each one-on-one will be 25 mins total, comprising of 10 minute pitches and 15 minutes Q&A with founders. Every individual founder will meet with a maximum of 4 corporates over two hours.

Corporates: 02, Amazon, Accenture Ventures, Microsoft, MediaCom

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