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Raising investment for impact-driven businesses

26 April 2021
South East Angels

Video description

In this workshop, Sara Osterholzer (co-founder of The Good Business Club and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Sussex) and Kristina Pereckaite (Managing Director, South East Angels) explore the opportunity for good businesses to create long-term sustainability and increased impact by accessing investment and getting investment-ready. Topics covered include:

  • The opportunity in raising investment to increase your impact (7:52)
  • What investors are looking for in a purpose-driven business (10:21)
  • What you need to have in place before approaching investors (13:50)
  • Is my business investable? (27:53)
  • What to include in your pitch deck (30:46)
  • Ready to raise checklist (36:05)
  • Tax relief – EIS and SEIS (and SITR but see note below) (39:07)
  • Finding and approaching impact investors (43:21)

Please note that the information given on Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) no longer applies, as SITR was abolished in the 2023 Budget.