IQ-EQ in London

Osborne Clarke
One London Wall
United Kingdom

13 June 2019

8:30AM - 11:30AM

13 June 2019

Breakfast seminar: How to launch a successful VC fund

IQ-EQ, Lawson Conner and Osborne Clarke have joined forces to offer an insightful morning of valuable discussions and networking on fund raising for VC fund managers.

Our keynote speaker, presentation specialist Benjamin Ball, who has forged a tremendously successful career advising business leaders on how to present to investors, clients and the media. Attendees will be given invaluable insight into the pitching process and the psychology of marketing. In addition, we will also hear from successful VC manager Atomico and also learn from the experience of first time fund manager, InReach Ventures. 


08:30 am - 09:00 am: Breakfast / registrations / networking

09:00 am - 09:30 am: Session 1: Learnings from a Leader of the VC Industry: J.P. Harrop talks to Chris Barnes, COO of Atomico about Atomico's journey to becoming one of the world's most prominent VCs.

09:30 am - 10:00 am: Session 2: First time fund manager's experience: Helen Parsonage talks to John Mesrie of InReach Ventures about his experiences of raising InReach Ventures I, InReach's first institutional fund launched in January 2019.

10:00 am - 10:45 am: Session 3: Keynote speaker, Benjamin Ball: Pitching to LPs: How to differentiate yourself.

10:45 am - 11:30 am: Coffee / networking / ask an expert

After the formal programme has finished there will be opportunity to network with other attendees and experts from Osborne Clarke, IQ-EQ and Lawson Conner will be available to answer your questions regarding legal issues, fund administration and outsourced fund manager / compliance services.

Keynote speakers:

Helen Parsonage
Osborne Clarke

Simon Thomas
Osborne Clarke

Joe Woodbury
Director, Investment Management Solutions
Lawson Conner

J.P. Harrop
Group Head of Sales