Office Hours with KplusV on Raising Funding
Finding the right knowledge to grow your startup is hard and time intensive. To help you grow your business, we invite experts to share their knowledge with our community. Office Hours brings you the knowledge and insights to operate more effectively by learning from the best. In these 30 minute, one-on-one sessions, you can ask for advice on any challenges you’ve been facing.
This time, we have Pieter Verstijnen from KplusV who can help you with any questions that you might have related to investment readiness. Raising funding can be difficult, but KplusV can help you get ready for that journey. Here are the type of topics Pieter can help you with:
- Investment readiness: explore how ready your startup is for investments.
- Raising investment: when your startup is investment ready, then we can help you with raising funds. Together with Pieter you can explore useful ways for you as a startup and help you find the right investors.
- Closing the deal: When you’re already speaking with investors, KplusV can help you structure the deal, make the cap table, and support you when negotiating with the investors.
- Pieter Verstijnen, KplusV
Pieter graduated his master Strategic Management on the topic of Corporate Venturing at healthcare insurer CZ. He realized that he wanted to work for one of the portfolio companies and started gaining entrepreneurial experience. After 5 years of startup experience, he is now helping other startups grow at KplusV, through one-on-one consultancy and running innovation programs.
Founded in 1984, KplusV is the Dutch market leader in alternative finance and support to young innovative companies at achieving their goals. They advise over 150 small and medium-sized enterprises on a yearly basis. As such, they're familiar with the challenges companies face and know what they need. In collaboration with public and private parties, they analyze economic systems, market potential, and availability of alternative finance on a local, regional, national, and European level. KplusV expertise is in-depth knowledge of innovation processes, product development, business development, strategy, and corporate finance. Their activities focus on Investor readiness, Alternative finance, Ecosystems and Cluster excellence.
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