Get your sustainability startup investment ready 

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Are you looking to raise pre-seed or seed funding for your sustainability-focused startup in 2024?

In this livestream lunch & learn, our expert team will walk you through what it takes to be investment ready, and how to attract your first or next investors.

The 181st Street team has over two decades of experience supporting startups through the incubation and acceleration process and supporting the investment journey.

As founder of the award-winning #EthicalHour business community, Senior Managing Partner Sian has trained and mentored thousands of eco-focused challenger brands. She is a guest lecturer on impact entrepreneurship and social enterprise at Warwick Business School, an expert mentor for Amazon’s Sustainability Accelerator, Loughborough University’s startup studio and the Leicester Startups network. Sian has delivered training for sustainability startups for numerous accelerator programmes, including the Birmingham Enterprise Community and eBay’s impact business support programme, eBay for Change.

Managing Partner Dr Andrew Lumsden-Groom is an expert in business and financial strategy with extensive experience raising capital for his own startups, and on behalf of clients. He is an expert mentor for Amazon’s Sustainability Accelerator and is a trusted advisor helping brands to raise funding, break into new markets and become more profitable.

In 2023, 181st Street was commissioned to research and develop a model for “Best In Class” startup accelerator provision in higher education settings by The University of Leicester, and we supported 5 startups to raise a total of £1.6 million.

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