When you have a startup in the EU, eventually you might want to look beyond the borders of your country. Having a group of international investors to back your business is essential to scale up internationally. But how to get them on board?
There’s no better person to ask this question to, than Frenchman Daniel Michel. As Head of Access to Finance for European accelerator EIT Digital, he spends his time connecting deep tech scaleups to investors all over Europe and getting them ready to raise funds. Together with his team, he facilitated over €100 million in investments for European deep tech scaleups. Michel manages an investor network of over 300 investors. What is his advice for businesses that want to scale up in Europe and beyond?