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Investment Readiness Program

22 Feb 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm PST

BC Food & Beverage and Spring Activator, have teamed up to create an Investment Readiness Program that strengthens the ecosystem in BC Food and Beverage and accelerates the growth of businesses that require funding as they scale. 

The Investment Readiness program will provide foundational investment education and the insights will prepare companies to speak to, engage and close financing with prospective investors and donors. The program materials will ensure companies have all resources needed to complete data room folder structure and examples to follow from companies that have raised. 

Series Topics:

  1. Funding Fundamentals
    • This session provides foundational knowledge on commonly used investment terms and practices and explores various funding options to pursue
  2. Pitching for Investors & Customers
    • Becoming a master at pitching involves tactics related to telling your story in a compelling way while following the arc of storytelling
  3. Impact 101
    • This session provides insight and context behind popular frameworks such as impact thesis, ESG's and Theory of Change, their appropriate use-cases and how to best apply them to business activities. 
  4. Legal Matters & Negotiation
    • An introduction to legal matters and negotiation tactics are provided to ensure participants are setting themselves up for success
  5. Investment Structures, Terms & Valuation 
    • Obtaining investment is only half the battle and this session provides knowledge of investment structures, commonly used terms and an introduction to setting realistic valuations. 


Limited space available. Selected applicants will be notified by Wednesday, February 15th, 2023.  Applications are now closed.




22 Feb 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm PST

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