What is Deal Weekend?
440 and selected founder-investors will meet the shortlisted group of startups on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September, in order to:
Quickly find out which startups are interesting investment opportunities
Do one on one mentor sessions with Startups and 440 mentors and founder-investors
Conduct deal sessions in which 440 will decide which startups to invest in and term sheets will be signed.
Why participate in Deal Weekend?
No commitment to a long accelerator programme – continue your daily business operations and get help and advice when you need it
Save loads of time – it can often take months to get funding for your business, Deal Weekend is way quicker!
Receive smart money – your investors are well respected entrepreneurs who have built and exited successful ventures
Experienced investors – 440 started investing in Nigeria in 2014 and partner, 440 have been investing in African tech startups since 2011.
Which companies are we looking for?
440 are seeking to fund strong teams with web-mobile companies that are revenue generating, have demonstrated product-market fit and are now at a stage where they can scale rapidly.
What happens after Deal Weekend?
After Deal Weekend we will work with the startups that have been chosen for investment by 440. We will be active and supportive board members, utilising our business knowledge and networks to support the startup.