Investment Readiness Webinar – Pitching Opportunities
Pitching Opportunities – Live Presentations
23rd September 2020 2-3pm
Nitin Patel, Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Essex
Nitin Patel is a General Management Executive and CEO with operational and commercial skills gained from several turnaround situations with Glen Dimplex, a privately-owned business based in Dublin. He has experience of working in a multinational business having worked with General Motor in various capacities, including European Powertrain Manager. There leading design innovation and manufacturing excellence in the UK and internationally.
He is now an independent consultant and lecturer on business transformation, with experience of change and scale-up in global corporations up to £100bn.
William Millar, Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Essex
Previously a business growth adviser within the New Anglia Growth Hub, with a special responsibility for innovation and digital support in Suffolk. As part of the team, he provided personal contact and face to face meetings with clients to understand their growth plans and direct them to sources of detailed support that can help them achieve their plans. Prior to that he held various positions in large enterprises where he was responsible for developing and launching new products and services. Undertaking specialist sales and consultancy and designing new process solutions leading to cost reduction.
Today’s webinar focusses on entrepreneurs with innovative and market disruptive ideas that seek investment, covering topics such as;
• Evaluating live pitches from entrepreneurs with innovative products or services
• How do investors view your pitch
• What makes a good pitch
• How to impress investors and win investment
And forms one of a series of webinars in the Investment Readiness programme of support for growing businesses and pitching for investment.