Tips for pitching your start-up
This video is presented by Katie Palencsar and Elizabeth Davis, investors at the Female Innovators Lab by Barclays and Anthemis. They share the top five things they look for when investing in pre-seed and seed companies:
- Founder’s background
- Company value proposition
- Market size
- Business model
- Potential to scale the business
Female Innovators Lab Fund
The Female Innovators Lab Fund is a US, UK and Europe based studio, dedicated to cultivating entrepreneurial talent in women from all sides of the financial services ecosystem. The Lab’s mission is to identify female founders at the idea stage of their journey and match them with the resources and mentorship required to develop a company and bring it to its first round of fundraising. There is no cohort cycle associated with FIL.
Anthemis is a global investment platform that cultivates change in the financial system by investing in, growing, and sustaining businesses committed to resiliency, transparency, access and equity. By creating fertile ground for a diverse group of startups, investors, entrepreneurs, institutions, academics, and visionaries to converge, we believe we can solve the financial systems’ most pressing challenges faster, better and for the benefit of all.