Fund the Future VII: Smart Funding Canvas
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, the seventh edition of Fund the Future took place. This time, StartupDelta, Novel-T, Golden Egg Check and StartLife organized a national conference for investors and entrepreneurs in Wageningen. The theme of the day was the ‘Smart Funding Canvas’.
The purpose of the afternoon was to provide feedback on the Smart Funding Canvas to help startups even better with their strategy. “Because building it together will ensure that we are using it together”, according to Kees Eijkel, Director Strategic Business Development at the University of Twente.
The Smart Funding Canvas is developed by StartupDelta and is used for startups to create a funding strategy. Anne-Wil Lucas, Program Manager Talent, Knowledge and Skills at StartupDelta, explains that the Smart Funding Canvas is a tool to improve the matching between startups and investors and the canvas can be used to create a joined learning curve for both startups and investors and therefore help to create ‘an overall pool of smart funding’ as is StartupDelta’s goal.
The Smart Funding Canvas is split up into four stages: Get Ready, Get Smart, Start Talking and Keep Learning. During the workshop, the participants used their knowledge and experience from the field to give feedback and to further improve the Smart Funding Canvas.
It was a successful afternoon where startups and investors learned from each other and shared their feedback on the canvas. StartupDelta will incorporate this feedback into an improved version of the canvas which will be released in June this year.
You can find here the Smart Funding Canvas, presentation and photos:
This edition of Fund the Future was organized by StartupDelta, Novel-T, Golden Egg Check and StartLife.
The program of Fund the Future VII on April 20:
3.00pm – 3.30pm Walk in
3.30pm – 3.45pm Introduction ‘Smart Funding Canvas’
3.45pm – 4.00pm Speaker
4.00pm – 5.00pm Workshop ‘Smart Funding Canvas’
5.00pm – 5.30pm Wrap up and conclusions
5.30pm Networking and drinks
‘Smart Funding Canvas’
What kind of questions are relevant for the canvas or which information must it portray? During the workshop on April 20 you’ll be divided into four groups to give your feedback on the main topics of the canvas.
The topics are:
– Know Your Business: Investor readiness and exit strategies;
– The Next Step: How to define your needs;
– Proposition, terms and relationship from the startup point of view;
– Proposition, terms and relationship from the investors point of view.
The following persons have signed up for Fund the Future VII on April 20:
|Andrew||Amedu||Veritas Vision Social Initiative LTD/GTE|
|Mike||Beunder||TD Shepherd & Co. B.V.|
|Rogier||de Haan||Novel-T – Gunya BV|
|Harm||de Vries||Innovation Industries|
|Florentine||Fockema Andreae||NBI Investors/SHIFT Invest|
|Erwin||Holtland||Novel-T / University of Twente|
|John||Jeckmans||TripleCo + KMTC Holding Inc.|
|Wander||Kenter||Roessingh Research & Development and Novel-T BDT|
|Alain||le Loux||Cottonwood Technology Fund|
|Thomas||Mensink||Golden Egg Check|
|Jos||Richters||Visual Data Webservices|
|Wybren||Ritsma||Sonus Health BV|
|Steven||Tan||Nascent Ventures BV|
|Tom||van Boven||PNO Consultants|
|Willem||van den Berg||Value Creation Capital|
|Hans||van den Boom||Rbobank|
|Raymond||van den Bos||OndernemersLift+|
|Jeroen||van der Heide||INVESTOR ready|
|Loretta||van Kollenburg||Hybriscan Technologies|
|Rik||van Reekum||University of Twente|
|Steven||van Roon||maxon motor benelux bv|
|Sander||Weernink||FUSE design consultants|
The presentations of previous editions of Fund the Future.
Presentations Fund the Future VII April 20, 2017
Presentations Fund the Future VI December 6, 2016
Fund the Future V May 25, 2016
A debate with Ray Quintana (Cottonwood Technology Fund), Luigi Amati (META group), dr. Detlef Pohl (Siemens Venture Capital), Dave Blivin (Cottonwood Technology Fund), Carlien Roodink (Crowdfundinghub) and Wilco Rietberg (Reggeborgh Invest)
Presentations Fund the Future October 2015
- Presentatie Ray Quintana – Cottonwood
- Presentatie Ronald Kleverlaan – Crowdfunding Hub
- Mindmaps with statements of participants
Presentations Fund the Future III November 2013
- Algemene presentatie Fund the Future III – Financieringsestafette
- Presentatie Breakoutsessie Pre-Seed, Seed en Start
- Presentatie Breakoutsessie Groei en Mature
- Presentatie Breakoutsessie Europese R&D voor MKB
Presentations Fund the Future II April 2013
Presentations Fund the Future I March 2012
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