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IoD North Yorkshire & York Business School - Pitch Perfect: Meet the Dealmakers

21 Sep 2021
York St John University, York

IoD North Yorkshire is joining forces with York Business School for a special pitching event involving some of the region’s top business funders and advisors.

Entrepreneurs or small groups seeking investment are invited to pitch their business idea to a panel of experts including private equity investors, debt providers and professional business advisors.

Whether you are a funder, advisor, small business owner, academic or student, there will plenty of practical advice on hand as entrepreneurs attempt to secure an all-important investment and receive feedback on their pitch.

The event kicks off with an address from Bob Gammie, Dean of the Business School and Jon Geldart, IoD Director General.

They will be followed by keynote speakers on:
What is involved in raising money?
Where does debt fit into financing your business?

Three pitching sessions will focus on:
Seed capitalHandle Recycling
Continuation funding - vacant
Buyouts - CNG Switch 

There will also be pitches from Business School students.

This event is in proud collaboration with York Business School.


Prices are as follows: 

Private equity, advisory and debt businesses £50
Investee businesses £10
Students and academics FREE
IoD members FREE
Non-members £10

Key details

Date & time: 21 Sep 2021 09:30 - 18:30
Location: York St John University, York
CPD Hours:

Prices from

0.00 GBP + VAT - Member
10.00 GBP + VAT - Non-member

Event manager:
Ms Helena Drake
Contact phone:
0113 539 8781
Contact email:
helena.drake@iod.com

Agenda

09:30

Arrival and registration

10:00

Welcome from Bob Gammie, Dean of the Business School and Jon Geldart of the IoD

10:30
Keynote speaker from the PE community – what is involved in raising money?
11:00

 Keynote speaker from the debt community – where does debt fit into financing your business?
11:30

Coffee and networking

12:00

First pitch: Seed capital
30-minute pitch
15-minute feedback

12:45

Lunch  

14:00

Second pitch: Continuation
30-minute pitch
15-minute feedback
14:45

Afternoon tea
15:30

Third pitch: Buy out

16:15

YBS student pitch

17:00

Closing remarks by Bob Gammie and IoD

17:30

Drinks and networking 

18:30

Event close

Speakers

Keynote 1 - Where does debt fit into financing your business?

Dean Stoyanov - Senior Manager, Debt and Capital Advisory, PwC 

Sponsors

With thanks to our kind sponsors

Pricing

Prices from

0.00 GBP + VAT - Member
10.00 GBP + VAT - Non-member


Booking


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Location
  • York St John University
  • Lord Mayor's Walk
  • York
  • YO31 7EX


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