Get your startup ready for investment!

  • What is due diligence?
  • How should my CAP table look like?
  • What are SHA and LiqPref?
Get answers, great investor mentors, valuable connections and much more from NewNordicLeads Startup Investment Readiness.

Second batch trainings starting already in March!

Application deadline: February 28

What will you get from the program?

Join hands-on startup investment readiness training and get great mentoring from EstBAN and FiBAN angel investors!

  • 4 no-bullshit online training and mentoring sessions from top-notch investors in the region.

  • Real life experience sharing from EstBAN and FiBAN angel investors 

  • Grow your network of cross-border investors and fellow startup founders.

  • Be in the pipeline for the next EstBAN or FiBAN syndicate.

Meet the trainers

Trainers and mentors include the top angel investors and VC fund partners from the region!

Riina Einberg

Co-founder of Estonian Founders Society, Startup consultant

Riivo Anton

Founding Partner at United Angels VC

Will Cardwell

Partner, Courage Ventures Funds (Finland) and Open Circle Capital (Lithuania)

Tuomas Maisala

Hands-on start-up advisor

Heidi Kakko

Partner of Growth Fund at BaltCap

What are we looking for?

  • Company raising or ready to raise an investment
  • Committed team – does your team have the potential and experience to make this product/service successful? 
  • Traction and revenue – do you already have existing clients and revenue?
  • Regional aspect – you need to have a connection to the Central Baltic Region (team members, registration, or similar)
  • Market – do you understand your target group and does your product/service align with the needs of the target group by solving a concrete problem?
  • Growth potential – does your product/service have high growth potential and is it suitable for markets outside of Estonia/Finland?  

What and when?

Raising investment and matchmaking with your mentor
  • 22.03.2021 15:00 - 17:00

Raising investment and matchmaking with your mentor

  • The different types, sources and routes to funding;
  • Communicating and reporting to investors during the investment process;
  • Find your mentor for the program.

  • Startup financials and valuation
    • 13.04.2021 15:00 - 17:00

    Startup financials and valuation

  • Planning and managing finances as a startup;
  • Preparing startup financial statements;
  • Company valuation and CAP table.

  •  Due diligence process and managing a high-performance teams
    • 27.04.2021 15:00 - 17:00

    Due diligence process and managing a high-performance teams

  • Practical tools to lead your company;
  • Team management and expansion;
  • Due diligence process and requirements for startups.

  •  Legal documentation and practice pitching
    • 11.05.2021 15:00 - 17:00

    Legal documentation and practice pitching

  • Preparing and understanding key legal documents for startups (SHA, term sheet, investment agreement);
  • Legal resources available for startups;
  • Pitching to investors for feedback.

  • Top teams from the program get to pitch at the EstBAN or FiBAN pitch event to a panel of potential investors!

    Application deadline: February 28

    First training if you are accepted:
    March 22 at 15:00 for EE,
    March 30 at 15:00 for FI

    We’ll let you know when you are accepted at the latest by March 15.

    Startup investment readiness trainings are coordinated and organized by Civitta

    Karin Künnapas

    Karin Künnapas

    Civitta Training Coordinator

      Problems, big or small... she'll handle them all.