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Investor Insights: How to Crack VC Fundraising with Gian Seehra, Ex VC at Octopus Ventures

Want to send a founder into a cold sweat? Just ask them about fundraising.

Securing funding is necessary for startups, yet entirely nerve-wracking for those running them. Convincing investors that your business is the one to back takes planning and performance skills, but understanding what makes them tick, well, that’s a different matter altogether.

What if we told you that we’ve got inside information from an ex VC at Octopus Ventures? Well, today’s your lucky day.



"Many entrepreneurs struggle to present their ideas in a way that appeals to the VC way of thinking, and they're falling short because of this."

Gian Seehra, Ex-Octopus Ventures VC

Meet Gian Seehra - Ex VC at Octopus Ventures

Gian is founder & director at PitchDeckHelper: assisting start-ups with investor readiness, commercialisation and pitch deck advice to secure investment.

Gian was previously an investor at Octopus Ventures, one of Europe's largest venture capital firms, focusing on the future of health. Prior to joining the Octopus Ventures team, Gian built biotechnology companies Pebble Labs and Trait Biosciences. And he’s ready to help you build a winning pitch deck.

Join Gian on LinkedIn Live

Gian will be on our very own LinkedIn Live, to give you the opportunity to understand once and for all, the key elements that make a winning VC fundraise. Focusing on the "teams" element of the process, Gian will be covering all the information you need to secure that all-important funding. What’s more, he'll be ready and waiting to answer any of your questions too, so don’t miss it!

When, where and how?

This event will be taking place over on Accountancy Cloud’s LinkedIn Live, on Thursday the 8th of July, at 11 am. He’ll be giving a super insightful presentation, followed by an interactive Q&A with you all. So, what are you waiting for? Set a reminder today, and get the tools you need to build a winning pitch deck for your business.