Welcome to the Entrepreneurs Masterclass on ‘Raising Capital for Your Start-Up Business!’ This is the 4th of the Make-IT in Africa year 2018 to 2019 masterclass series for entrepreneurs in
Welcome to the Entrepreneurs Masterclass on ‘Raising Capital for Your Start-Up Business!’ This is the 4th of the Make-IT in Africa year 2018 to 2019 masterclass series for entrepreneurs in Nigeria, implemented by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) in collaboration with V8 Academy.
To enable growing businesses successfully raise growth capital and position themselves for long term success.
Participants of this masterclass will learn the A-Z of raising money for a new business. It will explain;
- The different pools of capital available to entrepreneurs
- The different types of Investors that you will encounter
- The Do’s and Don’ts when raising Capital
- How to balance planning for today, tomorrow and the long term
Who can attend this Masterclass?
- All managers in non-financial functions
- C-Level Executives: CEO, COO, CTO
- Business Development & Sales Managers
- Business Unit Heads
- General Managers
- Chairs/Board of Directors
- Entrepreneurs in general
Date: Wednesday 20th 2019
Time: 3:30 PM to 7 PM
Venue: V8 Valley, 7B Dr S. Ezekuse Close, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State.
Mr Tobi Oke
Managing Partner, V8 Capital Partners
Tobi Oke is the Managing Partner at V8 Capital Partners. Before starting V8 Ventures, he was the Head of Intel Capital Africa and has over 17 years’ experience of investing and partnering with investors across various markets especially Africa.
Before Intel Capital, Tobi worked as an Associate Director for Standard Chartered Private Equity and as an Investment professional for HSBC Principal Investments covering the African continent with deals executed across West, East and Southern Africa.
He has also worked in the technology practice at Booz & Company advising companies in Europe on transformational technology projects and was a founding member of the engineering team at Motorola that delivered the first generation of Telematics products globally.
Tobi holds a Master of Engineering degree in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College, London and an MBA from the London Business School.
This masterclass is brought to you by Make-IT in Africa, a Tech-Entrepreneurship initiative by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ.) It is a two-year funding programme (2017-2019) focused on supporting tech start-ups in the early growth phase. For more on Make-IT in Africa, visit https://make-it-initiative.org
The organiser V8 Academy provides valuable mentorship and world-class training delivered by the captain of industries for young businesses looking to up skill with the knowledge that will position their companies to succeed beyond the local and speed up growth. We also provide selective incubation for great “problem solving” technology businesses.
The focus of these free Masterclass series is on thematic areas where entrepreneurs require the most support and training.
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