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Venture Meda’s Founder’s Breakfast Session Sparks Insightful Discussions and Investor Interest

Venture Meda’s Founder’s Breakfast session held on June 17th, 2023, at the prestigious Hyatt Regency brought together a selected group of startup founders and investors for a morning of engaging discussions and networking. The session, organized by Venture Meda, aimed to facilitate meaningful interactions between promising startups and potential investors, fostering a conducive environment for collaboration and growth.

Participants included startup founders from Venture Meda’s Accelerator and Incubator program, namely Tenawo, Room.et, and F.O.X Events. Additionally, three investors with a keen interest in exploring investment opportunities in innovative ventures joined the session. Notably, two of the investors represented Adika Ventures, a renowned venture capital firm known for supporting emerging businesses.

The main focus of the Founder’s Breakfast session was to provide a platform for startups to showcase their unique offerings and industry expertise to potential investors. The discussions revolved around the startups’ products, services, market potential, and growth strategies. Entrepreneurs had the opportunity to present their business models and address any questions or concerns raised by the investors.

One of the key takeaways from the session was the importance of properly valuing a startup during the valuation process. Participants emphasized the need for startups to carefully consider factors such as market capitalization to ensure a realistic and accurate assessment of their company’s worth. This insight proved invaluable to the attending founders, who gained a deeper understanding of the complexities involved in determining their startup’s value.

The session also featured interactive elements, including a Q&A segment, allowing investors to further delve into specific aspects of the startups’ operations and future plans. This interactive exchange of ideas and perspectives fostered a dynamic atmosphere, encouraging fruitful discussions and potential collaborations.

Venture Meda’s Founder’s Breakfast is an exclusive event for invited “super-startups” from the Acceleration program to connect with industry experts, investors, and mentors. By facilitating these intimate gatherings, Venture Meda aims to provide valuable networking opportunities and support the growth and success of promising ventures.

As the breakfast session concluded, participants left with newfound insights, potential investment prospects, and a strengthened network of industry professionals. The event served as a testament to the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem fostered by Venture Meda, promoting innovation, collaboration, and investment in Ethiopia’s startup landscape.

Through initiatives like the Founder’s Breakfast, Venture Meda continues to champion the growth of startups, empowering them to thrive and make a meaningful impact in their respective industries.