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Access to Finance Track

Three modules designed to give business support leaders and practitioners the necessary knowledge on key trends, tools, and methods available to access the financial solutions required to scale and grow
both their own EU|BIC, BSO, and client companies.

Investment readiness experts from EU|BICs Westbic and Upperion, and EBN exchange with the participants in a practice-oriented way allowing dynamic interactions with the trainers specialised. Participants will “graduate” from this training with key tools and methods which can be put into practice straight away with their clients.


Module 1: Pre-investor meeting preparations, offering practical tools and methods, stress-tested for different scenarios

Module 2: Managing and meeting investor expectations, including practical advice from experienced investors

Module 3: Fundraising for European BSOs


For who

EU|BIC executives and managers seeking to attract public and private funding.

Acceleration/ incubation support professionals looking to reinforce their knowledge on how to get their client companies investment ready and achieve their next growth phase.



In this key training track, participants increase their knowledge and hands-on skills in:

– Public/private fundraising and financial modelling for business innovation organisations

– Due-diligence, accounting, business- and financial planning targeted to potential investors

– Meeting investor expectations in different phases of fundraising

– Accessing and leveraging available fundraising networks.



The Access to Finance Track is free for Certified EU|BIC and EU|BIC Associate members.

Enrollment for non-members is valued at €149,- (excl VAT) which allows access for two members per organisation. Non-members enrolled in the training, can apply for full reimbursement of the admission costs if the organisation applies for a membership (Certified EU|BIC or EU|BIC Associate) within six months from the start date of the training.


More information & REGISTRATION

The training will be delivered online. The track consists of 3 modules of 2-hours each and is offered in September 2021.

Members who would like to enrol can register here by clicking on the 'Register Now' button here below, before 1 August 2021.  Non-members are welcomed to contact Edouard Leonet (EBN) via  edouard.leonet@ebn.eu or Perrine Harmon via perrine.harmon@ebn.eu to complete their registration.


About EU|BIC Training

Designed for a changing innovation ecosystem and workforce

Since many years, EBN in collaboration with the EU|BIC community teaches a series of training for business innovation leaders interested in strengthening their contribution to the development of their regional innovation ecosystems. The goal of our hands-on learning journeys is to provide a step-by-step overview of the tools, resources and best-practices boosting business continuity and the delivery of the highest-quality support services.

EU|BIC Training Tracks is a training series, organised by EBN and the EU|BIC community. It empowers those who seek to lead their organisation through the growth trajectory offered via the EU|BIC Certification and its membership services. The complete Training Track programme allows participants to build their skills and capacities in topics covering the full spectrum of the incubation chain.

The training programme is designed for practitioners who want to find out more about the processes and values that underpin the global EU|BIC community, and who seek to access the foundational knowledge and resources necessary to improve and expand your client service offering portfolio.

Each track connects you with innovation ecosystem partners and focuses on increasing capacity to deliver on what matters for your region, sector expertise and specialisation.


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