Clean Futures: Pitching to cleantech investors

Wednesday 05 June 2024

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Pitching to cleantech investors

If you are looking at developing a more sustainable business and attracting some external investment, register for this free masterclass delivered by investment expert, Dr. Constantina Katsari.

Learn about:

  • Essential elements of a successful pitch, gain a comprehensive understanding of what makes a pitch compelling and engaging to potential investors.
  • The specific needs and preferences of potential investors to position your business effectively and cultivate successful investor relationships.
  • Common pitfalls to avoid, navigate and deliver presentations with confidence and poise.
  • Strategies for effectively communicating the unique value proposition of your business, showcasing its strengths, and mitigating potential weaknesses.




 Proposed presenter

11:00 - 11:10


Clean Futures Catalyst team

11:10 - 11:15


Dr. Constantina Katsari

11:15 – 11:30

Pitch deck elements

Dr. Constantina Katsari

11:30 - 11:45

How to present

Dr. Constantina Katsari

11:45 - 11:55

Pitfalls to avoid

Dr. Constantina Katsari

11:55 – 12:00




Dr. Constantina Katsari, a Senior Business Adviser at Coventry University , specialises in assisting cleantech companies in raising investment. She oversees the Investment Readiness programme, offering tailored support and guidance to businesses seeking funding.

With expertise in investment strategy, Dr. Katsari empowers businesses to develop robust funding strategies and navigate the complexities of securing investment in the cleantech sector.

You can expect to gain practical insights and advice on the essential elements of a delivering a successful pitch, supporting your chances of securing investment funding.

Clean Futures Catalyst Events

This masterclass is part of a series of events run by the Coventry University Clean Futures Catalyst programme, you can find out more about the West Midlands efforts to support businesses to transition to a cleaner future. Other masterclasses will explore:

  • What investors want from clean businesses.

The Clean Futures initiative enables West Midlands businesses in the transport sector to adopt and develop sustainable technologies and practices through essential knowledge and guidance for growth and prosperity.

Clean Futures is one of the 5 West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Innovation Accelerators, funded by Innovate UK with a total of £33 million, set up to help drive forward the West Midlands Plan for Growth by supporting and accelerating innovation in cleantech, medtech and digital.

For enquiries, please contact the Clean Futures Catalyst team or register for this event.