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Insights, Mandates & Pitching to VCs

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Firsthand Insights & Pitching to Arabian VCs

  • 2 hours
  • 350 British pounds
  • Online

Session Details

Almost everyone seems to be talking about Venture Capital. For start-ups looking for investment, obtaining VC funding is the holy grail and considered incredibly important for the success of the company. The VC scene in Arabia is currently exploding, but how difficult is it to get involved? Find out, as in this session we cover: - What are VCs - Why are they important - What does the VC landscape look like, especially in the GCC - Difference between types of VCs - early stage, later stage - Difference between pre-seed, seed, series A, series B - How are they structured and governed - What makes them different to Family Offices and other investors - How do you find them/approach/speak to them - How do you build/maintain relationships/understand them in the room - How to pitch/raise investment from them - Differing strategies dependent on the type of VC/funding stage - What are their mandates and a typical investment process - What is the mindset of a VC - other than profit, what are they thinking/looking for in an investment and what timescale horizon do they have - The VC Reputation: They seek 1 unicorn, discard 9 others. How to make sure you don’t become one of the discarded ones The session will be hosted by experts who have direct experience in dealing with VCs in the GCC region and raising investments from them. Key insights, first-hand stories and practical advice will be provided ensuring you will leave this session with an incredible understanding of the Arabian VC space and confidence that you too could raise investment from them. ---- How it works: 1. Book your place for the 2 hour on-demand live session 2. Turn up at the appointed time of the session 3. In the live session there will be a presentation providing insights, knowledge and information on VCs, followed by a Q&A segment

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