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Masterclass #4 – Ways to Attract Investors and Secure Funding, 22 Nov 2018

22 November, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am


Attracting the interest of an investor and asking them to put their trust and money into your idea is not an easy task. In this workshop, you will discover the best ways to attract investors and acquire funding for your startup.

Investors look for inspirational founders and a reliable team. Ensure your team is ready to handle the increased workload that investment could bring. Provide scope for investors to add value, whether through strategic decision-making, business guidance, or raising additional funds. Be investment ready. Pitch with a developed strategy for how to hit the ground running.

Here’s a quick taste of some of the topics we’ll discuss:

  • Using an online presence to best appeal to investors
  • Getting to know potential investors suited to your startup
  • The best tactics for making a positive impression
  • Pitching at the appropriate level for your startup

This workshop is for entrepreneurs and startups who want to:

  • Lay the appropriate business foundations to best appeal to investors
  • Learn how to get your startup in front of potential investors
  • Understand exactly what investors are looking for in your startup

Mentoring Sessions:

Register for any masterclass and get an hour long mentoring session for free.

Mentoring sessions work on a first come, first served basis so register your interest before spaces fill up.

Masterclass Master:

Brett Melville is the Director of Digital Treasury. Brett was the Investment Portfolio Manager of Australia Post Superannuation Scheme ($8bn) responsible for portfolio monitoring, investment research, manager due diligence and implementation. He has a wide ranging experience in the finance and superannuation sector, having held Treasury dealer positions at Orica, Australia Post and the National Bank.


Vivian Vo is the program manager at Melbourne Innovation Centre and has managed various government initiatives, including the Digital Enterprise program which saw 1300 small businesses mentored in three years. She presents digital and marketing workshops, has managed the Darebin Pitch It competition and supported regional startups with the Take Your Business Online program in Geelong. Vivian is also a contributing columnist for the Herald Sun’s business section, providing business advice and solutions for startup businesses.

Register for this workshop to learn how to attract investors and secure funding.

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22 November, 2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am


iHarvest Coworking Sunshine
301 Hampshire Road, #Level 4
Sunshine, VIC 3020 Australia
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