Fundraising For Startups

A two month program to help your startups to become fundraising ready
Where
When14 Feb, 22 - 25 Mar, 22
CostFree
CategoriesRaise funding
Attend
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What you'll learn

INVESTOR INSIGHTS

Get insights from our investment experts and hear their thought process when making investments

PRACTICE INVESTOR MEETINGS

Meet real early-stage angel investors who will provide you with practical feedback

FINANCIAL PLAN

Find out what aspects of your financial plan are crucial when fundraising

IP STRATEGY

Get an overview of different elements of IP protection available to your startup

FUNDRAISING PLAN

Understand what you are looking for in an investor and which funding sources are relevant to you

INVESTMENT TERMINOLOGY

Understand the different terms and agreements that are used during deal negotiations with investors

About

On behalf of Innovation Norway, we deliver Fundraising For Startups to help early-stage startups in Norway become fundraising-ready, grow, and expand their business.

If you are part of an ambitious startup, this seven-week Fundraising For Startups program is for you, where you can learn to prepare investor meetings and the due diligence process. Turn your startup into an international growth company.

It is the first stage in the Angel Challenge fundraising cycle. You will develop a structured approach to fundraising for your startup, build an investor ready deal and attract investors.


*The program is free, cost covered by Innovation Norway (cost ca. 30.000 NOK per company)

LEARN BY DOING

We provide you with practical templates and workshops that help you improve your processes from session 1.

GET VALUABLE FEEDBACK & INSIGHT

Get feedback and insight from experts within the fields of finance, IP, and investments.

PRACTICE MEETING INVESTORS

Meet early-stage investors that have years of experience in the investment industry.

START FUNDRAISING

Use your newly gained knowledge about the fundraising process to raise your next funding round!

Previous participants say..

A valuable course for startup founders. Interesting sessions and knowledgeable presenters. I would recommend it to everyone starting out on their entrepreneurial journey!

BECKY WIGHTMAN

CEO & Co-Founder at WAM

After some thought, I understand that this program probably saved me two years with all the knowledge we have had access to throughout. All the teaching we have received from the team is invaluable.

JENS HANDELL

Director & Founder at Wingboot

Agenda

Every session includes topic-related presentations by investor experts from our network, and you will be provided with relevant materials to take you through the entire process. Each session is from kl 0900 - 1430 (1600 in Session 1).

1

SESSION 1 - DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS

Learn how to build a structured Due Diligence Data room, and understand what investors want to see

Online

2

SESSION 2 - PITCH DECK & FINANCIALS

Understand what investors are looking for in your pitch deck - financials, KPIs, and Metrics

Online

3

SESSION 3 - IP STRATEGY

Understand IP strategy, both internally between founders and externally from competitions

Online

4

SESSION 4 - INVESTMENT TERMINOLOGY

Understand how the different agreements works, and what you are looking for in an investor

Online

5

DEMO DAY - MEET THE INVESTORS

We invite early-stage investors to meet all of the startups from the most recent batch of the Fundraising For Startups program

Online

Who can join

  • Registered as an AS
  • Max 5 years old 
  • Has some kind of innovation
  • Is not a consulting company
  • Is scalable in some way
  • Is close to develop an MVP or has an MVP/Prototype
  • Looking for funding the next 0-18 months

Deadline to apply:

January 24, 2022 - Oslo and Rogaland

April 4, 2022 - Møre og Romsdal, Nord Norge, and National

Speakers

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Partners



CONTACT PERSON

Jonas Lundervold

Program Manager

[email protected]

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