iFactory NISPO Workshop
The iFactory programme invites you to a NISPO funds Information Workshop – the purpose of this is to provide you with the information and support you require to prepare for and access funds through E-synergy/NISPO.
Following this workshop, NISPO staff will provide a one-to-one session with each particiapnt on Monday 16th April 2012 to give feedback to those submitting applications for funding.
SPACES are limited so early registration is advisable.
Please NB. Deadline for applications to the last call for current NISPO funding is 23rd April 2012.
The NISPO Investment Readiness Programme sets-out to provide entrepreneurs, who have ambitions to raise investment finance, with an understanding of the investment process; how to prepare for investment and how to subsequently utilise investment funds to best effect. In particular, the IRPs will address articulating the business case in the context of the criteria investors use when assessing business opportunities.
E-Synergy: NISPO Funds Workshop
Tuesday 3rd April 2012
10.00 – 10.15 Introductions
10.15 – 11.15 NISPO Funds – Overview of Fund Preparing a PoC Application Preparing an IGF Pitch Q&A
11.15 – 11.30 BREAK
11.30 – 12.00 Do you need money to grow your business?
12.00 – 12.30 Where to get money?
12.30 – 13.00 VCs and Business Angels How do investors assess proposals?
13.00 – 13.30 LUNCH
13.30 – 14.00 Group Investment Exercise
14.00 – 14.30 The Investment Process
14.30 – 15.00 The Investment Journey
15.00 – 15.15 BREAK
15:15 – 15.45 Life after an investment
15.45 – 16.15 Company Case Study
Please NB. The programme may run over schedule and is subject to change.
Ground Floor, Northland Building
NWRC, Strand Rd
Derry, BT48 7AL