Access to finance support

AELSTONE

Belgium

Service ID:

EP162S2
Service description
This service will provide expert support to find the right path of access to finance to the EIC beneficiaries and EIC Ecosystem innovators and entrepreneurs, by facilitating introductions and fostering a network with investors. This includes enabling relations with prospective investors at the national and regional levels. 1) Assistance in recognizing the financial requirements of the EIC Beneficiaries, as well as identifying and exploring different funding opportunities; 2) Facilitating introductions and fostering networks with investors. This includes aid in developing relationships and connections with angel investors, VC firms, public venture capital funds, family offices, crowdfunding platforms, and banks. This is accomplished by utilizing the EIC Partner network at both regional and international levels within the EU standards; 3) Advisory support in preparing for venture capital investment due diligence. This involves guidance and technical advice to help EIC beneficiaries interact with venture capitalists who are evaluating their technological solutions and business models to assess the feasibility of the deal. The support will include guidance and instructions on how to handle venture capital inquiries and the examination of documents/data, ensuring a consistent message to the investor, building trust, and laying the foundation for a future partnership, 4)Evaluation and coaching for optimizing pitches. This involves tutorials, mentoring, and quality advice on how to construct and organize a compelling investment pitch and tackle the essential questions needed to draft the pitch. The service can be delivered remotely.
Sector
Sector agnostic
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 6 – Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
TRL 7 – System prototype demonstration in operational environment
TRL 8 – System complete and qualified
TRL 9 – Actual system proven in operational environment
Disclaimer related to service

This service is not restrictive to a specific sector.

Financial requirements

From €3,000 retainer+ % on total funding. Negotiable.