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1st Event of 2018

Wednesday 24 January 2018

A New Chapter

I have had the pleasure of working with the University of Surrey’s Angel investment club for over 4 years. When I first arrived, I was impressed with the polished process that had been developed to link start-ups to investors. It was something the team had been delivering with great results for over 7 years, making its collaboration with the University, SETsquared, Southwest Angels and entrepreneurs truly unique and innovative.

Elevator Pitch

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Most investor readiness or Bootcamp programs contain a section on the Elevator Pitch. How do you attract the attention of your ideal investor if you managed to find yourself in an elevator (or lift in England) with them? Personally this scenario has never occurred- however on separate occasions I have shared lifts with a couple of random celebrities (Jimmy Fallon and Steven King) and can honestly say that I was neither witty nor creepy enough to garner either’s attention. Thus it begs the question: 

Investment Pitches Summer 2015

Wednesday 24 January 2018

For the past three years I have had the pleasure of helping the Surrey 100 investment club to run their bi-monthly events. For those Angel investors or fund-seeking startups that haven't heard of the S100 Club, you really should look it up, as it is one of the top investor clubs in the country.