Without mincing matters – about the beauties and stains of the equity financing industry

12. December 2014 At 10.00
Date and time
Friday, 12. December 2014
10.00 - 0.00 CEST
Before the Go:Global one-on-one mentoring event, at which we will connect entrepreneurs who are facing the challenges of global market breakthrough with successful entrepreneurs and business mentors, we will carry out a roundtable on Friday, December 12th 2014 at 10 o’clock. The topic will concern the Inner workings of the equity financing industry, especially business angels and venture capital funds, and how to get to “smart” money, through to eyes of the “practitioners”.

Experienced and interesting guests from both the investor as well as entrepreneurial side will talk about what this sort of financing even is, for whom it is the most appropriate, how to approach the matter, who to talk to and what the entire investment cycle looks like. And also about “realistic” company valuations, investor sharks, how smart actually is smart money and who is smarter, the investor or the entrepreneur, how much “real” investors there are in Slovenia and a lot more, without mincing matters, in one hour.

Participating at the roundtable

Damjan Obal, entrepreneur, start-up Edgar – at the beginning of 2014, he had obtained 50,000 EUR from the Bulgarian accelerator, pivoted his business model in the middle of the year; he is currently searching for bigger rounds for which he already has some leads – from amongst others also in Eleven and angel investors. He will talk about how active searching of “smart” money looks like behind the curtain through the eyes of an entrepreneur who has “proof-of-market” in this field.

Matej Penca, investor, Horizonte Venture Management – An elder of Slovenian venture capitalists, an investment manager in the oldest Austrian venture capital fund, active since 1994. Amongst other things, he will talk about how he thinks and feels as a VC investor when he’s deciding on providing capital for technological companies with incredible potential for profitable fast global growth, and what an entrepreneur has to be like to grab his attention.

Mladen Dakić, COINVEST, leader of investment conferences COINVEST PACINNO and Balkan Venture Forum – COINVEST Edition.

The event is carried out as part of the European project ACCELMED (Acceleration for Mediterranean companies), co-financed by the European programme Mediteran. Within the project, chosen entrepreneurs were able to pitch their business ideas at ACCELMED’s international investment forums.

In order to guarantee your attendance at the roundtable, it is necessary to register beforehand!
Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.