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Not all investors are the same: How to know the right one for you

February 18, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am


For any business, looking for investors and pitching your idea to a group of investors is incredibly nerve-wracking.

It requires you to have to look the part and be able to say the right things when asked to earn funds from them.

You always have these questions hovering through your mind; is your product good enough? Are you good enough and most of all are they willing to put in their funds in your company?

The thing is to become successful in business you can never shy away from investors, Even if you have money in the bank, there’s going to come to a point when you simply must get additional funding to grow your startup and start scaling up.

Investors come from all walks of life, and you must be able to tailor your pitch to each of them to make your business more prominent to their interests.

It’s one thing to pitch your product to investors and it is another to secure funding after days, weeks, months or even years, of putting together a ‘perfect’ pitch deck.

However, it’s also another thing to fail on to secure funds for a product you have so much faith in, which can be quite devastating.

When it comes to investors there some things that remain constant and will work to impress them and garner the funds you need to take your business to the next level.

However, there are many things you will need to consider, and the amount of money raised may be one of the least significant factors when picking an investor for your startup business.

There is a myriad of things that you will need to consider since your investor choice can either build or destroy your business.

So how do you know your business is investor ready? How can you tell the right investor for your business? How do you position your business for the next investment? and what mistakes might have you made in your last pitch to investors?

Join us for a workshop on how to know the right investor for your business on Tuesday 18th February 2020 at Nairobi Garage Spring Valley on 3rd Floor at The Promenade from 7.30 am.

Hosted by Patrick Ogola Managing Partner, O&M Law and Faith Nyabuto Analytics lead, Botho Emerging Markets Group the workshop will explore different types of investors and advise on how to position yourself to attract the right investor.

You do not want to miss out on this event.

RSVP your attendance here.

About the speakers

Patrick Ogola, Managing Partner at O&M Law

Patrick Onyango Ogola is the founding and Managing Partner at O & M Law. Patrick has extensive experience garnered over more than a decade of handling commercial and corporate matters.

In that time he has guided a diverse clientele through a demanding range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture agreements, banking and finance, real estate matters and intellectual property law.

He is widely recognized as being a specialist in handling immigration matters and has also earned a deserved reputation as an Advocate with a commitment to helping clients resolve disputes efficiently and effectively through litigation, arbitration or other alternative dispute. resolution mechanisms.

Faith Nyabuto, Analytics lead, Botho Emerging Markets Group

Faith Nyabuto is Analytics Lead at Botho Emerging Markets Group. She has extensive experience in investment advisory, management consulting, and research. Over her 7+ years in advisory work, Faith has led teams in conducting financial analysis of multiple companies in Africa. She has also advised clients on strategy across different industries inclusive of agribusiness; e-commerce; fashion and information technology.


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February 18, 2020
7:30 am - 10:00 am
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Nairobi Garage Spring Valley