On Thursday October 26h, the Berytech Meetups took place from 6:00 till 7:30 pm at Berytech Innovation Park at Mathaf. The discussion was around Angel Investing for Science and Technology Startups.
Brigitte Baumann, IM Capital’s Go Beyond coach was the first speaker introducing angel Investing; what to prepare when seeking investment for your venture, how investors can provide both funding and insights, while receiving answers to questions about funding for new businesses, in addition to tips and advice for young entrepreneurs.
IM Capital’s Investment Manager, Corine Kiame followed by discussing the role IM Capital has been playing in angel investing with an overview of its programs. She highlighted the common mistakes of entrepreneurs and gave some tips that entrepreneurs should know before approaching an angel investor.
And finally the expected third speaker, Rima Yacoub MAD’s founder (one of IM Capital’s portfolio startups) featured in a small video apologizing for not being able to make it and introducing Pascal Monsef MAD’s CPO who will be replacing her. Pascal talked about MAD’s journey with angel investing and how they have benefited from it, including the challenges they faced along the way.
A Q&A session followed each speech before ending the event with some networking over pizza and drinks.
To know more about the event and speakers: http://berytech.org/events/berytech-meetups-powered-gist-october-edition/