May 24 - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you looking to secure investment to grow your business? Do you want to learn how to identify the right investors and build relationships with them, to pitch, and close deals? If so, this interactive workshop, organized together with all the start- and scale-up hubs in Delft*, is just what you need!
This workshop is designed to help start- and scale-up founders like you understand the investment landscape and navigate the fundraising process with confidence. We invited experienced experts from 280ppm, FORWARD.one, and SHIFT to share their knowledge and expertise, giving you the tools and strategies you need to succeed. We will kick off the workshop with a short introduction of the experts, followed by a panel discussion. This is why we kindly ask you to share your questions or challenges related to this topic beforehand, if possible.
280ppm is an investment company with a focus on early stage companies which mitigate the causes and effects of climate change and facilitate the energy transition. 280ppm is flexible with regards to financing stages, geography and ticket sizes, with a preference for Series B+ funding, companies located in Western-Europe and € 5-15m tickets. 280ppm has no pre-defined investment horizon (no exit strategy) and is able to provide capital in future follow-on funding rounds. As a long-term partner, 280ppm helps portfolio companies maximize their potential and realize their long-term plans. 280ppm is owned by HAL Investments, a listed investor with a family office background and an investment portfolio of 25 companies (net asset value of c. € 13bn).
Justus Hollander has a background in economics and law and joined HAL Investments back in 2016. As an Investment Manager, Justus is full time involved with 280ppm and responsible for sourcing, investment processes and portfolio management.
FORWARD.one is a Venture Capital fund focused on industrial frontier investments and driven by experienced entrepreneurs. FORWARD.one is an accomplished team of financial experts, engineers, start-up entrepreneurs and scientists. They understand what it’s like to build a successful start-up because they have done it themselves. From quantum computing to biomanufacturing, to robotics for EVs, FORWARD.one is spearheading investment in industrial technology which is transforming the way that things are done in key industries. They are looking for big thinkers, who want to turn innovations into commercial success by solving complex problems.
Viktor Tsjebanov joined FORWARD.one as an Investment Manager 5 years ago, at the start of the first fund. With a Bachelor degree in Medical Natural Sciences and Masters in Chemistry/Science, Business and Innovation, Viktor has a multi-disciplinary background.
SHIFT is a Venture Capital fund that exclusively invests in innovative enterprises with a significant positive environmental impact potential. They believe innovation and entrepreneurship are necessary to help restore the balance between nature and society. As an impact investor, SHIFT takes financial and impact risks that conventional investors are not able or prepared to take. In doing so, they contribute to the sustainability transition. SHIFT invests in promising environmental start-ups, providing them with access to growth capital, their network and 12 years of impact investment experience. SHIFT is a multi-stage fund and can invest between € 250k and € 3m as an initial investment. With follow-on investments, the total investment per company can grow to > € 10m. Over their previous funds, SHIFT has invested in over 50 innovative impactful start- and scale-ups. SHIFT invests in companies active in one of the following 4 themes, “Food and Agriculture”, Energy Transition”, “Green Industries” and “Sustainable Mobility and Logistics”.
Bart Budde is an Investment Manager at SHIFT and joined the team in 2017. He graduated from the TU Delft as a Chemical Engineer and focuses within SHIFT on the theme “Green Industries”, investing in companies aiming to reduce the environmental footprint of the industrial sector.
This event is organized in light of the Upstream Festival. Check out Upstream Festival 2023 | Connecting Change Makers for more information and the programme.
*YES!Delft, NEXT Delft, Planet.Bio, Buccaneer Delft, Quantum Delft, Aerospace Innovation Hub, RoboHouse.
Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today! To register, simply click the button above and fill out the registration form. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!
Paardenmarkt 1, Delft