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Join as a General Partner

 

If you run an emerging tech VC in Europe and are raising Fund I, II, or III, or have total AUM <£200m (€225m) - ALLOCATE® is the event for you.

 

Attend as GP

 

Full access to the event

✔ Listing in our online event guide

✔ A profile on our portal for LPs to access in advance

✔ Participate in “round table” workshop sessions

✔ Access to the virtual break out room

✔ Submission to our matching system & curated intros to suitable LPs

 

 

 

 

Apply to Pitch*

 

Full access to the event

✔ Listing in our online event guide

✔ A profile on our portal for LPs to access in advance

✔ Participate in “round table” workshop sessions

✔ Access to the virtual break out room

✔ Submission to our matching system & curated intros to suitable LPs

✔ Pitch on stage live to LPs

✔ Pitch video made available on our portal to LPs, and to you, after the event

✔ Receive one of our famous “Dragons”

 

* NB: Pitching is subject to availability and selection by the ALLOCATE ® LP Committee. We cannot guarantee a pitch slot. All tickets are non-refundable. 

Pitch Selection Committee

Given the high level of demand, we have formed a Selection Committee of leading LPs to determine which GPs get to pitch on the day. Our aim is to have as many funds present as possible, while curating the sessions to ensure they’re of interest to, and in line with the expectations of, the investor audience.

Our 2019 committee included the following individuals and our 2020 committee will be announced shortly:

Tiffany Lee

Vice President at Invesco Private Capital

Tiffany is a former Horsley Bridge associate and a current VP at Invesco Private Capital. Invesco has been investing in the p

    Catherine Dupéré

    Catherine focuses on early stage VC in Europe - funds, co-investments and secondaries. She a lawyer by trade and has gained s

      Liz Bailey

      Senior Investment Manager at British Business Bank

      Making investments into UK based Venture Capital Funds for the Enterprise Capital Funds programme.

        Ahmed Al-Darwish

        Managing Partner at Noa Capital Partners, Family Office

        Noa Capital Partners is an Investment advisory firm headquartered in London. Noa's shareholders contribute to a balance sheet

          Kart Siilats

          Partner - Mojo.Capital

          Part of founding team of www.mojo.capital: a fund investing in European VC funds and direct to companies.

          Carlos Trenchs

          Co-founder & Managing Partner - Aldea Ventures (Fund of Funds)

          After 16 years at "la Caixa" group, Carlos launched Aldea Ventures: the first VC fund of funds with focus on emerging manager

          Ertan Can

          Multiple Capital

          Founding Partner of Multiple Capital

          Nicolas Perard

          European Investment Fund

          Senior Investment Manager

          Pitch Selection Process

          APPLICATION WINDOW

          Deadline for Submissions: 16 October - midnight UK

          JURY SELECTION

          19 Oct - 30 Oct

          EVENT PITCH SUBMISSION

          02 Nov - 11 Nov

          Successful applicants will be able to submit a polished presentation deck for the actual event

           

          ALLOCATE

          17-18-19 November

          Judging Criteria

          As part of the pitch submission process, GPs will be asked to submit a PDF presentation created in Powerpoint, Keynote, Google Slides etc.

          These presentations will then be assessed by our selection committee using the criteria below

          CategoryIllustrative ConsiderationsScore
          (0 – 4)
          Distinctiveness of Proposition- Is this a fund that will stand out in the market vs. established peers?
          - Is the fund in an area that LPs will look to invest in?
          GP(s) / Team Credibility (Fit)- Do the GPs have credible experience and qualifications in their chosen area?
          - Have the GPs been responsible for sourcing, selecting, or supporting investments before?
          - Have the GPs been active in their chosen area in any other ways?
          - Overall, how ‘strong’ is the team?
          Fund Structure & Methodology- How ‘in-line’ are the fund terms?
          - Is the target fund size likely to be achievable?
          - Does the fund have a sensible deal sourcing / investment process?
          Preparedness- How developed is the team?
          - Is there any infrastructure (fund administrator etc) in place?
          - Has the fund started raising / does it have any commitments?
          Market Insight- Has the fund demonstrated strong knowledge of its chosen areas?
          - Does the fund have a credible pipeline of opportunities?
          - Does the team have any relationships / partnerships / knowledge / roles that will give them an ‘edge’ in their market?
          ALLOCATE ‘Appeal’- Will this make for an ‘interesting’ presentation?
          - How effectively (quality and clarity) do the team present their proposition?
          - Is this the type of fund that ALLOCATE is looking to support, and how much will the team benefit from the event?
          Diversity- Diversity of team
          Overall Rating- An ‘overall’ score taking all info into account - not necessarily an average