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Investment Bootcamp

20 September, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Get your business investor ready at this 1 day bootcamp.

The Investment Bootcamp is a full day of facilitated sessions designed to help East Sussex based SME owners prepare for their first raise. This day of interactive workshops, led by business coach and investment expert Neema Amin, will explore the investment ecosystem, how to refine a compelling story and best practice for building and presenting a pitch deck. You’ll also gain valuable insights into what investors are really looking for and how to attract them to your business.

Event schedule:

10am – Welcome and Introductions

Session 1- Get Back to Basics

  • Are you ready to raise?
  • The funding journey
  • Types of investment
  • Telling your story

Session 2 – Get Pitch Perfect

  • Your business plan
  • Types of pitches
  • Creating your investment pitch


Session 3 – Get Prepared

  • Valuation principles
  • How to find and approach investors
  • Common questions from investors

Session 4 – Get the Mindset

  • Preparing yourself for the Founder journey
  • Wrap up

Neema Amin – Neema Amin (MBA) is a growth strategist for early-stage startups and growth-oriented individuals. As the Founder of Escape Strategist, Neema helps fledgling entrepreneurs design a sustainable business that integrates work and life whilst positioning for financial freedom. She’s guided and mentored early-stage startups from ideation to funding and helped growth-oriented professionals make the leap from interesting projects to life-changing businesses that create a legacy.

This programme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

Find out more here.


20 September, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The White Rock Hotel
1-10 White Rock
Hastings, England TN34 1JU United Kingdom