Venture Director

There are venture directors.., and then there are altVenture Directors

 

Most EMMA and/or early companies need mentoring and support in governance ways, but even more so for risk mitigation, business & corporate development, or hiring & firing… 

Please connect for independent non-exec hand-holding, industry & financial expertise

 

Corona Update

In line with ‘the new normal’ – altVENTURE @ 2EMMA caters for outsourced / subcontracted / remote / desktop deal or project execution for either side of the investment table:

  • research, analysis & evaluation
  • BP, strategy & pitch development
  • financial modelling & valuation
  • structuring & negotiation
  • due diligence & closing documentation

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    on October 27, 2020

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    on October 26, 2020

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    on October 26, 2020

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    on October 26, 2020

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    on October 26, 2020

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