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

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 be 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 capital - Labrador Studios & Handle Recycling
Continuation funding - Gaist
Buyouts - CNG Switch 

This event is in proud collaboration with York Business School.


Prices are as follows: 

Students and academics 
Please contact helena.drake@iod.com to book FREE

IoD members FREE
Non-members £10

Please note, all bookings include a buffet lunch as well as timely refreshment breaks, and after event drinks. 

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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
Where does debt fit into financing your business? - Dean Stoyanov, PwC
11:00

What is involved in raising money? - Paul Denvers, Enact SME Fund at Endless LLP
11:30

Coffee and networking

12:00

First pitch: Labrador Studios

12:45

Lunch  

14:00

Second pitch: Gaist
14:45

Afternoon tea
15:30

Third pitch: CNG Switch

16:15

Final pitch: Handle Recycling

17:00

Closing remarks by Bob Gammie and IoD

17:30

Drinks and networking 

18:30

Event close

Speakers

Where does debt fit into financing your business?

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


Dean works in PwC’s Debt & Capital Advisory business and has over 8 years of debt finance raising deal experience. Dean is based in the North and is supporting clients across Yorkshire & North East.

He is an ex-leveraged finance banker, having worked at the mid-market leveraged finance team at HSBC. His primary area of expertise is advising private equity, corporate and owner-managed clients on the structuring and arranging of debt financing.?

What is involved in raising money?

Paul Denvers - Director, Enact SME Fund at Endless LLP 

Paul is responsible for identifying and assessing UK based SMEs for potential investment from Endless' SME fund, Enact, and also takes part in the active management and supervision of invested businesses.

Sponsors

With thanks to our kind sponsors








Pricing

Prices from

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


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


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