No investment, no problem! Learn ways of, and gain confidence in, how to generate money for your
No investment, no problem! Learn ways of, and gain confidence in, how to generate money for your business before you access first funding.
What you’ll get from this session:
In this session we’ll explore ways to generate money for your business, before you access your first funding.
This session is delivered by 3 expert panellists, who will work through methods of generating money for your business, look at alternative business and finance models such as bootstrapping, and provide you with a solid knowledge base to help you decide the right funding model for your business.
Participants will leave the event with the confidence that: “no investment, no problem!”.
You will walk away from this session feeling more comfortable about taking on your business’s finances, and you will be more successful for it!
Nana is the Founder of Tectonic, a B2B Customer Research consultancy. Nana and his cofounders bootstrapped Tectonic for the first 2.5 years of the business, registering over $500K in sales revenue, before accepting six figure angel investment in November 2019. As the lead sales person, Nana has personally sold close to $1M USD in B2B services. In his spare time, he assists early stage companies to validate their concept, get to first revenues, and raise an initial investment round.
Andy Davis – Investor, 10×10
Andy Davis is an early-stage investor and Founder of 10×10, the UK’s group of Black founders and VCs. Last year, he released The Black Report, the first qualitative report on Black founders. Andy was previously an Angel Investor at Atomico – Europe’s largest seed fund, and Director at Backstage Capital London, the first diversity-focused venture capital fund. He also advises companies on topics such as hiring, fundraising, building products, and finding customers. Davis is spearheading efforts to make European investing more diverse and inclusive by raising awareness of underrepresentation, and providing financial, strategic, and networking support to Black founders. Business Insider recently recognised him in their 100 People Transforming Business in Europe.
Imelda Fossu – Entrepreneur in Residence, OneTech
Imelda Fossu is an entrepreneur, marketer and public speaker. Founder of her marketing agency Drip Drop, Imelda utilises her background in digital advertising to help businesses scale and grow through the use of digital marketing funnels. As Entrepreneur in Residence at OneTech Imelda uses her past experience bootstrapping and scaling companies to support entrepreneurs in their programs.
This event will be held online via Zoom. Once you register for the event, you will be emailed the Zoom link and instructions for how to join.
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