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Innovators academy

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Get useful feedback from our angel investors and VCs on your business plan and pitch during the Venture Workshop

Innovators academies are 2-day events where selected entrepreneurs work on their IP strategy and business model. At the end of the two days, entrepreneurs get the chance to put in practice the lessons learned by pitching in front of a panel of investment experts.

You are an entrepreneur and you want to…

Build your pitch to investors?

Get useful feedback from our angel investors and VCs on your business plan and pitch during the Venture Workshop.
Our partner EBAN will assist you to prepare your presentation to prospective investors and provide you with individual coaching, feedback and advice on how to become investment ready and how to connect with partners/ business angels.

Improve your IP strategy?

Training on intellectual property strategy will make you save money by protecting the right component.
Our partner EBN provides a specific coaching program on Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation management taking into account a variety of factors impacting on the market effectiveness both in the Mediterranean and in the EU (Patent, Utility Models and Plant Varieties, Registered Trademarks & Designs, Copyright & Related Rights, Practical Exercises & Case Studies...).

As of October 2019,THE NEXT SOCIETY’s Investment Readiness Programme has been upgraded and now proposes Investment Academies to prepare entrepreneurs for Due Diligence. Entrepreneurs come with a BSOs from their country in order for them to get the knowhow on how to assist on this aspect. Investment Academies are also the opportunity to discuss investment environments in each of the 7 countries, how to make the best of in-kind investments and corporate-startup collaboration.


Last stops: Innovators Academy in Italy in May 2018Innovators Academy in Tunis in April 2019! ; 1st Investment Academy – Preparing for Due Diligence in Barcelona in October 2019.

Next stop: The first Academy of the Ask an Angel programme.


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