Training Financial & Fintech  •  Start-ups & Entrepreneurs

#2 French Investor Network masterclass: Take the plunge and attempt the Business Angel journey


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Prior to investing, angel investors normally seek to review all the aspects of the deal. This enables them to investigate the key aspects of the business and the investment proposal before committing to an investment.


Join this workshop series based on real cases and learn how to conduct a due diligence process, what must be considered before closing the deal.

The second session will focus on:

Market size

  • Market is a prerequisite
  • Must have or nice to have?
  • Market size and trend
  • Regulated sector?
  • Entry barriers, real and perceived
  • Market pie
  • Business model
  • Scalability


Competitive landscape

  • Who are the competitors?
  • Check the competitors’ websites
  • Differentiators with competition
  • Test the competitors’ product/services if possible
  • What’s the startup value proposition?
  • Value proposition of competitors and pricing
  • Market pie



  • Age
  • Background
  • Experience
  • Personal status
  • Traits of character
  • Complementarity skill sets
  • One man-show or collaborative?
  • Reactivity / Learning Agility
  • Openness
  • Likely to stay long if invested and incentivized
  • Hiring plan
  • Retention plan: ESOP
  • Mentoring and nurturing staff
  • Check office
  • Check premises


About the speaker
Franck Courmont, an Angel Investor, who has 25-years experience as an M&A Lawyer at US Law Firms, Investment Banks and an International Hospitality Group. In parallel, he launched two Real Estate Ventures in France and Florida. He took the plunge to become a full-time Business Angel a couple of years ago. Capitalising on his knowledge of the hospitality industry, together with his legal background; he is an adept of “smart money” to make an impact on the startup business industry.


Terms & Conditions

  • This event is for members only.
  • Full payment is required upon registration. 
  • Should you need to cancel, please do so no later than two working days before the date of the event.
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes.


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