Secure investment and scale your business.


11am - 12:30pm


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Secure investment and scale your business.


Looking for investment? Join this session to understand how to secure suitable financial backing to scale your business. We will be joined by two EdTech companies that have successfully secured investment, as well as investors, who will share their experiences and what they are looking for in a future investment.

Learn what types of funding are available and gain practical advice on how to approach investors, and what to expect when going through the process.


About the Speakers

Manjit Sareen - Founder, Natterhub

Manjit is the co-founder and CEO of Natterhub - a secure, interactive learning platform designed to teach primary school children about online safety and digital literacy. Manjit is an ambitious entrepreneur who built a multi-million-pound global portfolio from scratch. Manjit’s biggest achievement with Natterhub to date is successfully securing an investment of over £1 million in cash and services from leading global education publishing company Twinkl. Natterhub was also the first company to join Twinkl’s EdTech accelerator, TwinklHive.


Chibeza Agley - CEO, Obrizum Group

Chibeza is the co-founder of the Obrizum Group Ltd. Dr. Agley led the Company from its origins as an interdisciplinary academic-to-industry knowledge brokerage business, into a fully scalable international technology company supporting multinational corporations in a variety of industries worldwide. Dr. Agley played a leading role in the successful close of the company’s Seed and Pre-Series A investment rounds from private equity, venture capital, family offices, corporate investors, and angel investors in the UK, Germany, Hong Kong, U.S. and the Middle East. Chibeza has helped to raise over $5.7m in equity, grant and other forms of financing for Obrizum Group. 

Flexible Ticket Options

We have a range of ticket options so you can join the conference in the way to suit your time and budget. Tickets are available per session (£20), 4 sessions for the price of 3 (£60) and all sessions (£75). All sessions will be recorded so if you can't make it don't worry, you can watch them at a time that suits you.


For more information about the SME Conference Series, please visit our webpage here


Thursday 4 March - 9.30am-11.00am: The Impact of Covid-19 on Industry

Friday 5 March - 11.00am-12.30pm: Re-entering the Market - What Schools Need Now and Upcoming Opportunities

Wednesday 10 March - 10.00am-11.30am: Marketing and Social Media Tips 

Tuesday 16 March - 2.00pm-3.30pm: Sector Support for Start-ups 

Wednesday 17 March - 11.00am-12.30pm: Winning Investment and Scaling Up 

Friday 19 March - 2.00pm-3.00pm:  Policy for Educational Suppliers: Key Factors Affecting Your Business  

Tuesday 23 March - 2.00pm-3.30pm: The Future of Exporting Post-Brexit

Wednesday 24 March - 11.30am-1.00pm: Knowing How and When to Pivot in Order to Grow

Friday 26 March - 2.00pm-3.30pm: Safeguarding and GDPR Compliance

Tuesday 30 March - 10.00am-11.00am: How Can BESA Support You?

We expect this session to be popular, so please reserve your place below.