From Seed to Exit: What You Need to Know Before Your First Investment

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Investing in early-stage startups can be both rewarding and challenging. If you are a successful entrepreneur, a high-level corporate manager, or an individual with financial resources considering venturing into angel investing, this webinar is a must-attend.

For startup founders, securing the right investment and building a strong network are crucial steps towards success. If you think of finding an investor the webinar will give insight on their expectations.

The atTRACTION project collaborates with Business Angels to attract new investors in the deep-tech sectors of Andalusia, Lithuania, and Wielkopolska. As part of this collaboration, a webinar titled “From Seed to Exit: What You Need to Know Before Your First Investment” will be led by Riccardo Falduto.

This webinar is part of a series of meetings with experienced Business Angel investors. It aims to provide practical insights for those who want to start investing in technology startups before making their first investment. Riccardo Falduto, an experienced business developer and Business Angel, will share his knowledge and experience from both the founders’ and investors’ perspectives.

About the Webinar Series

The webinar series, organized under the atTRACTION project, gives participants access to a community of Business Angels, investors, and potential startups. The project offers meetings with experienced practitioners, online training, and access to practical tools useful for investors.

For whom

Potential Investors

The webinar is targeted at individuals who have financial resources and are considering investing. This includes:

  • Successful entrepreneurs who have sold their companies,
  • High-level corporate managers,
  • Individuals with business experience who want to share their knowledge,

who are unsure if becoming a Business Angel is right for them.


Gain Practical Insights: Riccardo Falduto, with his vast experience in business development and angel investing, will provide you with valuable insights into the practical aspects of startup investments. You’ll learn about the potential pitfalls, key considerations, and strategies for successful investments from someone who has been on both sides of the deal.

Expand Your Network: The atTRACTION project connects you with a community of experienced Business Angels, investors, and promising startups. This network can be invaluable for finding new investment opportunities and learning from your peers.

Access to Resources: Participants will receive access to practical tools and online training sessions designed to enhance your investing skills. These resources are tailored to help make informed decisions and increase the chance for the success.

Personal Development: Whether you’re unsure if being a Business Angel is right for you or looking to deepen your understanding of the investment landscape, this webinar provides an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth. The knowledge and connections you gain can pave the way for a fulfilling and profitable investment journey.


Startup Founders

The webinar is also aimed at individuals who have started a company or are thinking about starting one, who need capital, and are interested in learning more about and meeting angel investors.

Here’s why you should join this webinar:

Meet Potential Investors: This webinar offers a unique opportunity to connect directly with potential investors who are looking to support innovative startups. Building relationships with Business Angels can open doors to not just funding, but also mentorship and strategic advice.

Learn from Experts: Riccardo Falduto will share his extensive experience in helping startups grow and succeed. Understanding what investors look for and how to present your business in the best light can significantly improve your chances of securing investment.

Access Valuable Resources: As part of the atTRACTION project, you’ll gain access to a wealth of resources, including matchmaking platform, pitching sessions to investors and training sessions. These resources can help you refine your business strategy, improve your pitch, and manage your startup more effectively.

Boost Your Growth: Learning about the investor perspective can provide you with valuable insights into how to align your business goals with investor expectations. This alignment can accelerate your startup’s growth and enhance your chances of long-term success.

About the Speaker

Riccardo Falduto is one of the foremost authorities in the field of business development. He is Italian and speaks five languages fluently, including Polish. One of his greatest successes was expanding an American startup in Europe from 2014 to 2019, which was sold for $70 million in 2019 to one of the largest international corporations in the PPE-healthcare industry.

Riccardo holds a degree in international economics and has extensive experience working for various international corporations. He also worked in the European Parliament from 2004 to 2006. He is an expert in innovation, focusing on the concept of “added value.” Riccardo is also an ICF Business Coach Level 2, enabling him to develop coaching processes to internationalize business ideas.

Riccardo hosted the Woman in Tech Summit on the main stage during the June 2023 edition and has been a keynote speaker at various summits (Deep Tech Summit, Wolves Summit 2023).


By participating in this webinar, both potential investors and startup founders can gain the knowledge, connections, and resources needed to thrive in the competitive world of technology startups. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to learn from an expert and join a vibrant community of innovators and investors. Register now here.