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POSTPONED due to COVID-19 - InnoRate Investment Readiness Masterclass in Dublin for entrepreneurs an

From 31 Mar 2020 to 01 Apr 2020
Location: NDRC, Dublin, Ireland

Please note that this event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you'd like to recieve an update on the new date for event, please don't hesitate to get in touch! 


InnoRate has announced its first Investment Readiness Masterclass for deep tech innovators! Taking place on 31st March, the workshop is dedicated to providing entrepreneurs and researchers looking for early stage investment with the knowledge needed to secure funding. The workshop is hosted by EBN and Dublin BIC at the NDRC just one day ahead of FutureScope, Ireland’s #1 innovation event.

The Masterclass, led by Majella Murphy and facilitated by experienced investors and innovation specialists, will show you exactly what investors are looking for from deep-tech innvators and how to meet those expectations. You will also learn how to attract the attention of investors, how to prepare and execute the perfect pitch, and what comes next in the investment process.

All participants will not only receive hands on training from experts but you will also have the opportunity to network with other deep-tech actors and be given personalised feedback on how to get investment ready. They will also be given a unique first insight into the InnoRate platform, a novel service platform that allow the effective linkage of innovative SMEs and investors across the EU and Associated Countries through objective and forward-looking technology and innovation rating methodologies.

Participants to the InnoRate Investment Readiness Masterclass will also have access to FutureScope on 1st of April and the opportunity to exhibit at the InnoRate booth in the FutureScope Networking Village.

To take part in this great opportunity, please register here.


The agenda for the training is as follows:

13:00-14:00         Arrival & Light Lunch

14:00-14:15         Ice-breaker & Introduction to InnoRate

14:15-15:45         Raising Investment Keynote Lecture by Majella Murphy

15:45-16:00        Case Study

16:00-16:15        Coffee

16:15-16:45        Meet the InnoRate Expert Jury

16:45-17:30        Pitch Preparation with InnoRate Experts

17:30-18:00        Pitch Practice with InnoRate expert jury

18:00-19:30        Irish tech ecosystem meetup


Majella Murphy, Dublin BIC Investment Consultant

Majella has extensive direct experience in innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialisation, across a broad spectrum of technical and scientific domains. She has an intimate knowledge and appreciation of the challenges of starting and scaling and has designed, managed and delivered programmes for taking new ventures on their difficult journey towards grant and venture capital investment. Majella has practical knowledge of leading-edge practices and is well engaged in the ecosystem.

She has a solid grounding in strategic analytical thinking and consulting having worked at UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School, NDRC, Curach Consulting (since acquired by Deloitte), Traventec (a travel technology start-up, since acquired by OpenJaw Technologies) and Accenture.

Majella has a Masters (research) degree in Business and a Bachelor’s degree in International Marketing and Languages (first in class), both from DCU.

Associated project: INNORATE
Published on 25-02-2020 00:00 by Annabel Davies. 2326 page views

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