Resources

Populated with content from experienced and professional business advisors at St John’s Innovation Centre, this page is where you will find information & papers exploring different topics relevant to developing a sound business understanding.

Resources

January 2016

‘Let’s get real! – exploring different funding options for your early stage company’

Joint Cambridge Wireless Business SIG & Enterprise Europe Network event

 

Presentation Slides

‘The Funding Landscape – the history , the trends, and the future of investments’

by David Gill, Managing Director, St John’s Innovation Centre (representing EEN)

Presentation Slides

‘Crowdfunding: supporting entrepreneurs for years to come’

by Goncalo de Vasconcelos, CEO, SyndicateRoom

Presentation Slides

‘Start Me Up!’

by Matthew Scherba, Head of Global Sales & Marketing, Breed Reply


October 2015

‘Consolidating the gains. Government intervention in risk capital’

by David Gill


October 2015

‘Show Me the Money: How to Raise the Cash to Get Your Business Off the Ground’

by Alan Barrell, David Gill, Martin Rigby


April 2012

Online E-learning Presentation, Comms & PR

 

Online Resource

Online E-learning Presentation, Comms & PR

Positive media coverage is one of the most cost-effective ways of attracting the interest of potential customers, partners and investors. When managed successfully it can provide invaluable third party endorsement for early stage businesses and build confidence in your products and services.

This online resource will help entrepreneurs to improve their own communication or to understand what is required in order to direct someone else.  The presentation will cover:

Preparing persuasive positioning statements
Identifying key audiences and influencers
Identifying key audiences and influencers
Creating strong press releases
Raising profile with the media
Communicating effectively with key audiences via print, broadcast and online channels

You will be asked to enter your name and email address along with the password: Meerkats11.

You will find two modules; the presentation module and an exercise module to help you think about putting communication tools into practice.

This project is supported by the ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator Funding Programme.

*Your details are required to access the seminar elearning presentation. Please see the data protection statement for further information.

Further resources & useful business information

From both in-house and guest specialists, please also see the St John’s Innovation Centre Blog

Further resources & useful business information

From both in-house and guest specialists, please also see the St John’s Innovation Centre Blog