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Festival Investor Programme

International Business Festival

The International Business Festival will be launching the festival’s investor programme tomorrow.  This is an important element of the programme offer and it has been developed in partnership with the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) and will have 3 core strands:

  • The Investor Pitch

Businesses need to register for a festival ticket and will then be asked to fill in a questionnaire, this is sent to UKBAA for judging. 6-8 businesses will be selected to pitch to 30 – 50 investors on the Futures Stage on 8 of the 9 festival days.

(Applies to businesses seeking £250 – £10m in funding)

  • Investment advice

Businesses will be able to listen to investors on ‘how to become investable’ on the Knowledge Hub

  • International Investment Summit

UKBAA will be organising an event for 500 investors on 19 June

So whether entrepreneurs are selected to pitch or not, there will still have plenty of opportunity to mingle with these high value delegates. Not least via our online delegate select system, whether they can search, target and book meetings ahead of time.

Please share with your networks via social/newsletter or any other channel this week if you can, we obviously want to ensure as many LCR and North West businesses as possible take advantage of this opportunity. You will find more information, criteria and deadlines at