What Does ‘Investment Ready’ Actually Mean?
Acquiring commercial funding for your business can be tricky, being investment ready makes it a lot easier. Being ‘Investment Ready’ essentially means that potential Investors, Governments, Banks or Lenders believe that you are worth investing in and that you are ready for the next step. Being ‘Investment ready’ also means having runs on the board and proof that what you want to do is commercial, effective and will bring value back to an investor.
Gaining investment is crucial to the growth of your business, therefore you want to ensure that you are prepared. Investors look for someone who has structured and detailed plans on how they are going to execute the business, with the smallest amount of risk and highest returns. We believe that there is no such thing as a bad business idea, only bad execution and planning.
How do you know you are ‘Investment Ready’?
The easiest way to ‘get ready’ is to build strong and effective plans and forecasts.
Considering answering questions like; What are you are going to do with the funding? How will that money come back to your investor? If you have no clue where to start – don’t panic.
At Acceler8me we can help you get ‘Investment ready’ by providing assistance with;
– Business Plans
– Financial Forecasts
– Forecast Modelling
– Growth Strategies
– Marketing Plans and Strategies
– Sales Plans and Strategies
– Valuations and Offers
– Networking with Non-Executive Directors and Board Members
– Smart Money to help get some runs on the board before investment.
Having these in check will not only help get the ball rolling in terms of funding, but it will also benefit your business by acting as a guideline on how to execute certain strategies and milestones.
It is essential that the investors believe in you. If you prove that you have the drive and ability to achieve what you set out to achieve then you will be investable, and we’re here to help you get there.
Get in touch with a member of our team for more information on how we can help you become Investment ready.