Type d'événement Startup Program OVHcloud

# Raising Funding for Startups in the Crisis

Covid-19 Financement Investissement Startups

Access to funding is a hot topic during the current COVID-19 challenges as predictions indicate that there will be less capital available in the market. In this webinar, we will look at how you can navigate the current funding environment.

The OVHcloud Startup Program Leader for Northern Europe will be joined by the Chief Commercial Officer of Capital Pilot, an investability rating agency for startups and scale-ups that is also launching a rescue fund for startups. We will be looking at what funding options are available for startups and how you can best position your startup for fund-raising success.

There has been an immediate impact on cash flow for many businesses due to COVID-19 business activity restrictions. As expected, investors have reacted by reducing spend on new investments and focusing on their current portfolio while they assess the impact of COVID-19. As a result, the UK government has stepped in with a number of funding options for businesses. There has been a lot of discussion around what government funding is available and whether startups can actually benefit from any of this funding. We will look at how your startup could benefit from this funding and other sources of funding as well. We will also provide tips on how to best ready yourself to raise funding in the current funding environment.

Key take-aways:
- How the investment environment has changed
- What opportunities are available to startups looking for funding
- How you can position your startup for fund-raising success

Philip Marais, Startup Program Manager OVHcloud
Philip Marais,
Start-Up Program Leader at OVHcloud
Shahryar Barati, Chief Commercial Officer of Capital Pilot
Shahryar Barati,
Chief Commercial Officer at Capital Pilot