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
Find out what aspects of your financial plan are crucial when fundraising
Get an overview of different elements of IP protection available to your startup
Understand what you are looking for in an investor and which funding sources are relevant to you
Understand the different terms and agreements that are used during deal negotiations with investors
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.
Use your newly gained knowledge about the fundraising process to raise your next funding round!
A valuable course for startup founders. Interesting sessions and knowledgeable presenters. I would recommend it to everyone starting out on their entrepreneurial journey!
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.
Director & Founder at Wingboot
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).
SESSION 1 - DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS
Learn how to build a structured Due Diligence Data room, and understand what investors want to see
Week 37 (13.09.21) // Week 44 (31.10.21)
SESSION 2 - PITCH DECK & FINANCIALS
Understand what investors are looking for in your pitch deck - financials, KPIs, and Metrics
Week 38 (20.09.21) // Week 45 (07.11.21)
SESSION 3 - IP STRATEGY
Understand IP strategy, both internally between founders and externally from competitions
Week 39 (27.09.21) // Week 46 (14.11.21)
SESSION 4 - INVESTMENT TERMINOLOGY
Understand how the different agreements works, and what you are looking for in an investor
Week 40 (04.10.21) // Week 48 (28.11.21)
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
Deadline to apply: October 17, 2021
Even Ifar Fossland
Head of Fundraising For Startups