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Attend the EBAN 2015 Winter University

Attend the EBAN 2015 Winter University

EBAN 2015 Winter University is a three day event attended by more than 300 representatives of the early stage financing industry and entrepreneurs from all over the world. Organised together with Creative Business Cup, EBAN 2015 Winter University, centered around the first global summit on venture finance and innovation in science, space, technology and the creative industries, welcomes business angels, family investors, VC funds, business accelerators, seed funds and venture philanthropists to interact with entrepreneurs from all over Europe and the World.

Together with ePlus, the 14th EBAN Winter University will host investments preparation events aimed at early stage entrepreneurs engaging with the fundraising process. The Copenhagen Business School will welcome in its premises a Coaching Workshop and an ePlus Investment Forum on 16th November.

The 5 selected startups will be trained with seasoned coaches before having the chance to pitch their idea in front of very high profile panel of investors.



Why should you participate?

Up to 5 startups will be selected to participate to the coaching workshop and be trained by a panel of seasoned investors on essential elements of pitch preparation (presentation tips, storytelling strategies and what are the key points investor want to see in the pitch), on business model, business plan and other key dimensions of startup’s business, on finding the right business partners, how the investor ecosystem works (understand where startup, investor, mentor as well as other stakeholders fit and how they operate), understand key challenges from startup and investor perspective, etc.

And last but not least, each of these 5 startups will get the chance to put theory into practice and pitch their idea in front of the EBAN investor community at the Investment Forum.

These 5 startups are also offered a discounted ticket of € 100 to attend the rest of the Winter University (for the 17-18th November, the pitching session on the 16th is free) joined privately by over 300 investors and business professionals. This is the opportunity for them to present their work and plans in front of relevant investors within a dedicated space, and network with the full audience of high-net-worth investors and business angels.

So, if you…

  • … are looking to attract investment finance for your business,
  • … need advice on how investment ready your company is and
  • … would like help to present the best possible case to investors,…

… then join us in Copenhagen to network and exchange best practices with peers while witnessing Europe’s best high tech and creative industry entrepreneurs. Don’t wait, find the next deal for your portfolio or business partner this Fall!

How to participate

Please apply via this link if you want to be one of the 5 lucky ePlus startups to take part to this exciting experience. The deadline for application is 20th October and the results will be announced on 28th.

Don’t forget to apply for a Micro-Grant covering participation expenses, such as travel, accommodation and other operational costs such as business cards and promotional material.

We look forward to meeting you in Copenhagen! Good luck!



About EBAN

EBAN is the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, gathering 170 member organisations in 59 countries today. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 7.5 billion Euros a year and playing a vital role in Europe’s future, notably in the funding of SMEs. EBAN fuels Europe’s growth through the creation of wealth and jobs.