How to fundraise & approach investors….virtually

How to fundraise & approach investors….virtually
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It's nothing new that the world has changed a lot in the past year.

So it’s no surprise that how startups fundraise and close investment has also changed.

How Founders approach investors from cold emails and LinkedIn messages to pitch decks to virtual pitching is a little different.

Most of us are used to it by now, the Zoom calls, the emails and making those virtual connections.

But how can startups optimise fundraising strategies and virtual outreach to close investment quickly?  

In this webinar, General Partner and Co-Founder Craig Bristol Dixon will run through:

  • Accelerating Asia’s step by step guide to fundraising (we’ve helped startups in our accelerator raise S$30M so we have some experience)
  • Early stage fundraising strategies and building up your investor connections remotely.
  • What investors look for in a pitch
  • How to optmise your fundraising pipeline and time for maximum outcomes

This event is for any Startup Founder wanting to get their head around fundraising.

About Craig Bristol Dixon

Craig Dixon is the Co-Founder, Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) and Program Director for Accelerating Asia and General Partner Accelerating Asia Ventures. Accelerating Asia is an award-winning startup accelerator that scouts and propels the best founders in the region and provides pre-Series A startups with the resources and investment to facilitate growth. Craig and his Co-Founder also deliver high impact programs in partnership with multinationals and governments to optimise startup engagement.  

Previously, Craig was the EiR and Program Manager for the muru-D Singapore startup accelerator.  Craig arrived in Singapore in 2013 after his startup, Zumata received funding from Wavemaker Partners, the National Research Foundation and 500 Durians.  He is also an Angel investor, speaker and blogger on startup topics.  Craig has been involved in over 50 investment rounds in startups as either a founder, institutional investor or Angel investor.  He has a passion for building a more efficient startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia, focusing on standardization of investment terms and fairness between startup founders and investors.  

Prior to beginning a career in startups Craig lost his way for a time and spent 8 years as a banker and getting his MBA from the University of Maryland and HKUST.

PS: sign-up for Amplify, our 6-module online program designed to fast track startup growth and fundraising. Startups gain direct access to the Accelerating Asia team and network. Live sessions start May 4. Join Amplify Now


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