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Unlock the mystery of funding with BEDC

Qodeo CEO Simon Glass will be teaching a workshop in Bermuda (Photograph supplied)

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation is partnering with Qodeo to offer a workshop designed to raise fundraising knowledge.

The Unlocking Funding Secrets workshop on Thursday evening in the BEDC training room at Sophia House on Church Street, Hamilton, will be led by Simon Glass, chief executive officer of Qodeo.

Qodeo calls itself a matchmaking app that connects diverse entrepreneurs with investors.

Mr Glass brings experience in venture capital, banking and academia to Bermuda’s business scene.

This session marks the beginning of a series designed to clarify the complexities of venture capital and private equity fundraising.

During this two-hour session, Mr Glass will debunk common myths surrounding fundraising strategies, offering clarity on equity and debt financing. Attendees will gain insights into investor expectations and strategies tailored specifically for Bermuda’s market.

This workshop is ideal for seasoned business owners and new entrepreneurs eager to learn effective fundraising techniques.

“Qodeo is committed and proud to help Bermuda’s talented entrepreneurs, and investors, access and navigate the venture ecosystem via our partnership with BEDC,” Mr Glass said. “We look forward to sharing key ‘myth-busting fundraising’ insights.”

The session promises to provide attendees with actionable advice and a clearer understanding of how to approach potential investors, thus equipping them with the necessary tools to successfully raise funds and grow their businesses.

Admission to the workshop is $30 for the general public and $25 for BEDC members.

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Published May 14, 2024 at 6:09 pm (Updated May 14, 2024 at 8:56 pm)

Unlock the mystery of funding with BEDC

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