The Network aims to encourage entrepreneurship, build relationships and maximise the quality of investment opportunities made by PE funders within the E&P sector. This workshop is designed to provide industry specific advice for entrepreneurs seeking between £3-20 million of partner funding. It also offers ideal networking opportunities for entrepreneurs to meet public and private funding bodies and service providers to gain insight. The network aims to highlight operators medium term business needs so that funding can be targeted at companies in order to solve key future issues. The workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, inventors and businesses currently seeking PE funding within the E&P and oil service sector. Entry to the event is free for successful entrepreneurial applicants.
The Oiltech Entrepreneurs Advisory Workshop includes:
Guest speakers Chevron and Shoaibi Group highlighting their short to mid-term technology needs and opportunities in the Middle East
Key-note presentations from Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and Innovation Norway describing alternative routes to funding
Individual 30 minute one-to-one clinics led with our members (PE technology investors) to provide advice on business plans, strategies and gaining funding
Opportunities to network with service providers (IP attorneys/finance advisors/accountants), other entrepreneurs and key advisors within the E&P technology sector
Entrepreneurs are invited to submit a brief one page summary of their business plan to compete for places at this event. The business plan templates must be received no later than the 20th August 2010. Applications will then be assessed and invitations will be sent out to the successful candidates.