The process of funding for amounts over €200,000.

Seven steps towards funding above €200,000 (equity participation possibly in combination with a subordinated loan).

Getting to know one another

  • The first contact, often by phone
  • If the application meets the NOM's criteria then an appointment will be made
  • Discussing the funding process
  • Sharing background information (business plan)
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Initial research

|3- 4 weeks
  • Business plan analysis
  • Analysis financials
  • Discussion about the opportunities and threats product/market combination
  • Analizing the funding request
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Determining the basic principles of funding

|2- 4 weeks
  • Researching co-funders
  • Discussion about the deal structure
  • Establishing agreements in a letter of intent
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Research phase

|4- 8 weeks
  • Book research (financial, legal, technical, etc.)
  • Validating assumptions and answering research questions
  • Interviews with key stakeholders
  • Going through scenarios


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Investment model

|2- 4 weeks
  • Discuss outcome of research
  • Discuss research in Management Team
  • Submit research to Investment Committee
  • Feedback Management Team and Investment Committee
  • Funding decision
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Contract Phase/Closing

|2- 4 weeks
  • Consultation on contract terms
  • Drafting of the contracts
  • Notarization
  • Effectuating the transaction
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Fund Management

  • Gradual transfer of file to fund management
  • Interim financial reports
  • Regular contact, consultation, advice
  • Matching company and NOM interests
  • In time, working together toward a desirable exit
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