Space to Grow Webinar - What Investors Want to Know

This webinar will guide you through the different components that make up the Innovation Model Canvas.

  • Wed 17 Feb 21

    14:00 - 15:00

  • Online

    Register on Zoom

  • Event speaker

    Simon Atack, EEN-East

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Space to Grow@ Investment Readiness

  • Event organiser

    University Enterprise Zone

  • Contact details

    University Enterprise Zone

Even the best propositions can come unstuck if the people seeking investment aren’t prepared. Fortunately, there are some excellent tools available to make your business stand out to investors. It’s all about making sure the investors get all the information they need, effortlessly.


In this session, delivered by Simon Atack of Innovate UK EDGE, we will look into the Innovation Canvas model. The Canvas is one of the best tools available, and it is free to selected businesses. Find out about becoming eligible to receive this valuable asset, and get ready for questions like these:


  • Why do you believe your project will produce something so highly innovative that investors will invest?
  • Why is it technically feasible?
  • Can you scale up production?
  • Have you identified where the intellectual property lies?
  • Is there a plan?
  • What are the risks?


Ask yourself: when you’re in front of investors, will you have the answers? If you’re not sure, come join us and get ready.


We will discuss:

  • Market potential
  • Customers
  • Value proposition
  • Channels
  • Competitors
  • Customer relations
  • Cost structure
  • Revenue streams
  • The team
  • Context


Your expert presenter:

Simon Atack of Innovate UK EDGE

Simon Atack currently leads a team of Innovation and Partnering Advisers for the Innovate UK EDGE team in the East of England. Innovate UK EDGE provide funded support to SMEs to help them innovate, internationalise, and grow.


Space to Grow – Your investment readiness programme

As part of the University of Essex’s University Enterprise Zone, we are bringing you a fully funded webinar series. Whether you are fine-tuning your USP, perfecting your pitch, or gearing up to make an investment – we bring you the information you need, when you need it.