The annual Cranfield Investor Day is an opportunity for selected Entrepreneurs affiliated with Cranfield University to present their business ideas to receive feedback from a senior panel of experts, seasoned entrepreneurs and investors.

Ventures that are “investment-ready” will be invited to pitch for funding (Pitching for Investment).

Some earlier stage ideas may be invited to attend and pitch to receive feedback from the panel, schedule permitting (Pitching for Feedback and Support).

Category 1: Pitching for Feedback and Support

Who can participate?
Entrepreneurs from Cranfield and affiliated institutions who have a well thought out business idea who want to practice presenting to a senior panel and get advice and feedback.

How to participate?
The Bettany Centre is running a pre-selection phase of interested businesses until Thursday 13th June. The assessment of all business ideas and the quality of information will be assessed on the 13th and the selected businesses will be informed by Monday 17th June.

This category is limited to 10 businesses

Category 2: Pitching for Investment

Who can participate?
Entrepreneurs affiliated with Cranfield University who have a trading business which is ready for external investment.

How to participate?
The Bettany Centre is running a pre-selection phase of interested businesses with a deadline of Thursday 13th June 3pm. The assessment of all business ideas and the quality of information will be assessed and the selected businesses will be informed by Monday 17th June.

This category is limited to 5 businesses.

Dates for your diary

Date

Milestone

Who

Thursday 13th June
12pm

Deadline for students to
submit their application
for Investor Day

All interested in applying for feedback
or investment

 

Monday 17th June

Shortlisting of potential
candidates for Investor Day

Bettany Centre

 

 

Friday 21st June
12:30pm to 4:30pm

Pitch Training with Permjot
Valia and Hugh Parnell 
for
preparation of Investor Day

Businesses that have been shortlisted

 

Between 24th June to 5th July

Individual support to selected
businesses following the
Pitch Training

Bettany Centre.

Wednesday 10th July
12:30pm to 5:30pm
(plus networking)

Investor Day

Selected businesses to present.
Everyone is welcome to attend
and listen to the pitches on the day.