Space to Grow: Introduction to Investment Readiness

University Enterprise Zone

  • Tue 20 Oct 20

    14:00 - 15:30

  • Online

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  • Event speaker

    Nitin Patel and William Millar

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Space to Grow

  • Event organiser

    University Enterprise Zone

  • Contact details

    Caelin Toms

This webinar focusses on entrepreneurs with innovative and market disruptive ideas that seek investment, covering topics such as:

  • Key aspects of the business and the investment proposal angel investors will investigate
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Commercial
  • The “X” factor

This is one in a series of webinars in the Investment Readiness programme of support for growing businesses.

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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, leading design innovation and manufacturing excellence in the UK and internationally.

He is currently 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

William Millar was 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 could 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.