Advanced Startup Workshop Series – November 2023

Event tile with an image of three participants, engaging with each other to read workshop notes. Right side of the tile has a dark purple background with red and white text that reads: Advanced Startup Workshop Series with Nick McNaughton, CEO of Campus Plus. 9 & 16 November 2023. Selling to grow, Raising capital and negotiating terms. At the bottom of the tile is the CBRIN logo in white and the Campus+ logo in Blue
  • 9 November 2023 - 16 November 2023
  • Workshops on 9 & 16 November
  • Canberra Innovation Network, Level 5, 1 Moore Street

Event information

High impact, high growth potential entrepreneurs can apply for a 50% subsidy here. 

These in-person workshops will be capped at 20 people each.

Experienced venture investor and salesperson Nick McNaughton, CEO Campus Plus, will take you through three half-days of intensive learning on how to find investors and how to negotiate the right deal with them.

Workshop 1: Selling to Grow, Thursday 9 November 1:00pm – 4.30pm

Spend an afternoon learning practical methods to find customers and make sales. Bring a phone – you’ll be finding and talking to real customers!

We love empowering entrepreneurs to make sales by helping them to put into practice simple methods that really work. You’ll realise that you can be more effective, and learn how to design and execute an effective sales process.

Workshop 2: Raising Capital, Thursday 16 November 9.30am – 1:00pm

Learn how systemise your investor search and how to work on progressing the investor pipeline to raise capital you need to grow your company. The workshop is highly practical, we will guide you through actually finding potential investors for your startup.

Previous participants in this workshop have found real investors in the workshop.

Workshop 3: Negotiating Termsheets, Thursday 16 November 1:00pm – 4.30pm

Learn how venture investments work by actually negotiating a term sheet. In this intensive group exercise you will experience a realistic negotiation over terms including valuation. You’ll experience common pitfalls and traps and you’ll learn tricks you can use to minimise your chance of failing to raise money and maximise your chance to successfully close an investment round.

The negotiation is a great way to understand key venture investing terms and how investing works.

This is a key learning experience for anyone contemplating raising capital from angel or venture investors. It is also valuable for angel investors – even experienced investors have found it valuable.

Purchase 2 workshops and get 1 free.

If you have a high-growth startup we offer to partially sponsor your ticket – if you are interested please contact us or if you don’t know us already complete our expression of interest form



Code of Conduct

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What parking is available?

Parking is available at the City West Carpark, located on Allsop Street. There is also limited street parking around the building.

Where are you located?

Find us at Level 5, 1 Moore Street (City Community Health Building) on the corner of Alinga and Moore Street.

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