Fundraising For Startups

A 7-week program to help your startups to become fundraising ready
Where
When06 May, 21 - 17 Jun, 21
CostFree
CategoriesRaise funding
Attend

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

We deliver this program on behalf of Innovation Norway, to support more Norwegian founders with skills and experience on how to attract investors to their company and how to build international growth companies.

The Fundraising for Startups Program is a six-week program for early stage companies in Norway with the ambition to grow and expand their business. The program is addressed to startups that want to grow through fundraising and will help you become fundraising ready by preparing you to successfully go through investor meetings and the due diligence process.

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

Fundraising For Startups taught me how to work more structured and professional. I believe the program will help our startup closing our next fundraising round faster, get the right investors and get a higher valuation.

MORTEN KROSLID

CEO at Shineup AS

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

04.05.21 - National | 06.05.21 - Northern Norway

2

SESSION 2 - PITCH DECK & FINANCIALS

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

11.05.21 - Online | 20.05.21 - Northern Norway

3

SESSION 3 - IP STRATEGY

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

01.06.21 - Online | 03.06.21 - Northern Norway

4

SESSION 4 - INVESTMENT TERMINOLOGY

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

15.06.21 - Online | 17.06.21 - Northern Norway

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

TBD - 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: April 19, 2021

Speakers

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Partners

CONTACT PERSON

Even Ifar Fossland

Head of Fundraising For Startups

even@startupnorway.com

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