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How to create the best Pitch deck - part 2 of 3

Welcome back! This week we have the 2nd set of questions detailed below. These will let you show the Investor how you intend to operate your business, in what markets, what milestones you have achieved and are aiming for, and show that the business is performing well. Keep Angels and potential investors informed of the progress you are making. Events…

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How to create the best Pitch deck - part 1 of 3

When pitching to investors you need to be prepared. How many times have we heard the phrase "Fail to prepare, be prepared to fail."?! With the aim to help any StartUp business looking to approach investors for funding, we have put together a list of questions we know Investors ask. We suggest you answer them all before contemplating approaching…

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New Startups on VenCat!

We've had a couple of exciting new startups register on VenCat, byAr and Meal Tip. Below is a brief description of each, however login to VenCat for more details and the opportunity to invest. For the business users, byAr offers the luxury of full service lease. Carefree sharing your byAr with all your colleagues without worrying about maintenance or handing over…

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VenCat - who we are, what we do.

WHAT IS VENCAT? VenCat is short for Venture Catalyst, a revolutionary service that makes the investment process easier, more transparent, and faster. Here’s how we do it: Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs start businesses each year which at some point will require external funding. Getting into contact with investors is challenging. Pitched concepts are only one amongst the many ways.

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The Pros and Cons to working within a startup.

Working for a startup isn’t for all - the Pros and Cons will vary from person to person however here are a list of a few pros and cons we believe there are to working within a Startup... Work-Life balance, more like Work-work?! Maintaining a work-life balance is difficult especially during the early stages of a startup whilst getting…

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New YouTube channel

Now all our videos will be located in one place, on the VenCat YouTube channel. First to be uploaded are the 'How to register' videos. There to help you whether you are a Startup Business, Angel Investors or Expert advisor wishing to register with VenCat.

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Create a one-page business overview..

..using VenCat's ProfileBuilder. Enter your company information within the ProfileBuilder. When all data has been entered the "One-page Business Overview" can be created. The data contained within the overview can then be used to create a full Business Plan.

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Meet the founder of VenCat

VenCat's founder Hans Patyne is an ex-investment banker and Startup entrepreneur. Born and raised in The Netherlands his career took him around the world to Jakarta, Paris, Rotterdam, Frankfurt, London and New York. He now splits his time between The Hague, and London. During his last visit to the UK I managed to ask him a few questions... What’s…

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