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Investor readiness

Resources to consider when preparing your business for investment

We’ve listed resources that might be of interest to you below, but please note this is not advice or a recommendation. There may be other options available to you and it’s important that you do your own independent research.

Funding options for businesses
 

In this video we discuss the current funding landscape, including what’s available, how things have changed and what your options might be.

Seven steps to getting your business investment ready

Entrepreneurs need to show investors why they and their businesses are worth investing in. So how can they best prepare for a pitch?

Read our 7 steps for a great pitch

Selling to investors

Learn from SMEs who have successfully pitched for investment. Read more on this Royal Bank of Scotland Business Hub article.

Tips for attracting investment

Create your pitch with our template

Use our Entrepreneur Accelerator pitch template to help create the perfect pitch for your business. We guide you through the key areas to cover, along with tips to boost the impact of your business pitch.

Download our pitch structure template

Examples of great elevator pitches

These videos from NatWest Accelerator entrepreneurs are good examples of effective, short business pitches. They give snappy and impactful descriptions of what their business does, and how it can solve a problem.

Related guidance and support you may find useful

Expanding and growing

Your business may have seen sudden growth as a result of coronavirus. See how we could support you to meet an increase in demand for your goods or services.

Helping your business through coronavirus

Whether you're in need of immediate support, getting back on your feet, or your business is growing - we have a range of tools and resources to help.

Webinars to support your business

Register for upcoming live webinars, or watch previous sessions. Our experts discuss ways to deal with the impact of coronavirus on your business.