What will be discussed:
- Accessing finance and interacting with financial stakeholders
How to support academic and student entrepreneurs in interacting, negotiating and closing deals with financial investors, including business angels and seed funds?
How to favour the matching process between university spin-offs and start-ups and financial investors?
How to support researchers in business planning and pitching to financial investors?
- Three case studies chosen by the expert from the best practice library, which illustrate: Investment readiness activities; Venture mentoring programs; Matchmaking events and network of interaction with investors; Partnerships with VC firms and financial investors; and University seed funds
Entry level: Mid-level to senior staff and/or a minimum of 5 years experience in TT
When: Friday, 13 October 2017
Venue: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (in Saraceno Meeting Room)
Address: Campus San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873, Fondamenta San Giobbe, 30121 Venice, Italy (show in map)
Expert: Tom Hockaday, Owner, Technology Transfer Innovation, UK
Available seats: 15
Fees: € 0.00*
*Funded by the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, PROGRESS-TT events are offered at no cost. You are to cover your own expenses and your participation will only be confirmed upon receiving your travel arrangements