Maximising Value: From Start-Up to Sell-Up

Tuesday 2nd of February 2021 - 16:30

On the 2nd February 2021, SETsquared Surrey, BDO and Venner Shipley hosted a joint Question Time webinar on how to maximise the value of your business. During this question and answer session a panel of experts will provide advised on maximising the value throughout the typical lifecycle of an innovative business, and practical insights into the key commercial, financial and intellectual property issues businesses should consider to maximise value at each stage.

The panel will covers topical issues, including:
• Barriers to fundraising
• Attracting investors
• Securing & leveraging IP valuations
• Maximising cash repayments from HMRC

PANELLISTS

CHRISTOPHER PETT

Digital Innovation Sector Lead at the SETsquared Scale Up Programme


Christopher is responsible for supporting high-growth start-ups to secure venture capital investment and R&D funding to build and commercialise breakthrough technology solutions.

KEVIN VOLLER

Head of Innovation Tax, BDO South East
Kevin has 20 years’ experience of providing strategic advice to growing, entrepreneurial companies to maximise tax reliefs and significantly improve cash flow.

ANTON HUTTER
UK & European patent attorney, Venner Shipley\Anton specialises in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
He advises start-up companies and SMEs, particularly in the life sciences sector, where building a valuable patent portfolio is vital for their future investment.

CHAIRED BY WILL LOVEGROVE
Head of Technology Transfer & Interim co-Director of Innovation Strategy, University of Surrey
Will is responsible for managing and growing the pipeline of University-wide commercialisation opportunities.

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