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Living the Experience of Raising Venture Capital 30th May 2018

30 May 2018

08:00AM - 04:30PM

ArcLabs, Waterford Institute of Technology West Campus, Carriganore, Co. Waterford

One Day Venture Capital Workshop; InterTradeIreland are once again organising a venture capital one-day workshop. The objective of the workshop is to help early stage businesses and business programme mangers experience the stages and issues in raising venture capital finance. The workshop will use a real venture capital case which is written by Lucius Cary who is a Venture Capitalist based in Oxford. Lucius Carry has led four Venture Capital Trust funds and invested millions of pounds in dozens of start-up businesses at the angel and first round funding stage(s).


The morning session will cover the fundamentals of VC investment.  The afternoon session will be delivered through an eight part venture capital case and the participants will take the roles of the investor and the start up business management to experience the issues of:

–         Management team - skills, risks, and rewards

–         Customers delivering revenue and sales

–         Raising finance and what VCs look for

–         Deal structure basic approaches

–         Constraints to profitable sales growth

–         Competitive Advantage protection, and innovation

–         Cash flows, risks/sensitivities, and exit