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Investing in business growth & graduate talent

21 May 2020
This event will take place online, from 9am onwards broken down into two pitch sessions

Are you seeking exciting investment opportunities in the range of £25k – £250k?

Can you offer your expertise to help fledgeling businesses?

Are you looking for hot prospects to take part in your accelerator programme?

Our GradInvest event offers an opportunity to get early access to the hottest new start-ups being developed by graduates from five research-intensive universities (Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey) with proven track records for enterprise.

This event will now take place online. It will be split into two pitch sessions featuring up to 20 ventures pitching for your support to move to the next level. For some that will be seed investment, for others, it will be about finding the right grant funding, expertise, mentorship or accelerator programme to ignite their growth. More information to follow shortly.

Find out more about the companies which have applied to take part

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The start-ups you will see on the day will include:

  • High-tech
  • Not for profit
  • Creative services
  • Consumer products

All will have undergone rigorous market validation, be able to demonstrate a strong and viable business model and have the potential for continued growth and development.

Who should attend?

  • Venture Capitalists
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Self-Certified Investors
  • Angel Investors
  • Fund Managers
  • Government Funders
  • Investment Managers
  • Corporate Innovation Teams
  • Corporate Technology Scouts
  • Corporate Investors
  • Pro-Bono Mentors
  • Experienced Entrepreneurs
  • Incubation/Accelerator Managers
GradInvest Showcase 2020 – Delegate application play

After a highly successful launch event last year, GradInvest returns for a second year. This short video will give you an insight into some of the exciting companies that pitched last year and give you a preview of the event.

Fill in the form below to register for the
GradInvest 2020

Event Registration: SETsquared GradInvest Showcase 2020 Delegate form

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SETsquared is a partnership between

  • University of Bath
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Surrey