Resources to consider when preparing your business for investment
We’ve listed resources that might be of interest to you below, but please note this is not advice or a recommendation. There may be other options available to you and it’s important that you do your own independent research.
Funding options for businesses
In this video we discuss the current funding landscape, including what’s available, how things have changed and what your options might be.
Seven steps to getting your business investment ready
Entrepreneurs need to show investors why they and their businesses are worth investing in. So how can they best prepare for a pitch?
Selling to investors
Learn from SMEs who have successfully pitched for investment. Read more on this NatWest Business Hub article.
Business Builder Workshop: writing a great 60-second pitch
If you haven’t got a clear 60-second pitch, you could be missing out on opportunities. In this free online, interactive workshop, the NatWest Business Builder team break down the ‘elevator’ pitch into its component parts. Get a clear understanding of what to include for maximum impact.
Download our Pitch app
Pitching is a vital skill for getting the right business opportunities. Perfecting your pitch can be a challenge. The NatWest Pitch App guides you through structuring your pitch and tailoring it to your audience. NatWest Pitch is only available for iOS devices.
Create your pitch with our template
Use our Entrepreneur Accelerator pitch template to help create the perfect pitch for your business. We guide you through the key areas to cover, along with tips to boost the impact of your business pitch.
Examples of great elevator pitches
These videos from NatWest Accelerator entrepreneurs are good examples of effective, short business pitches. They give snappy and impactful descriptions of what their business does, and how it can solve a problem.
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Webinars to support your business
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