Cresco Academy partners with Antwerp Management School

Cresco Academy has partnered with Antwerp Management School (AMS), a leading business school based in Antwerp, Belgium, for its Readiness Master Classes. The goal of the Master Classes is to to help entrepreneurs in growing and scaling their organization.

The Investor Readiness Master Class focuses on increasing the opportunities for entrepreneurs to successfully attract and structure equity financing. The program targets founders and owners of emerging companies aiming to scale up.

The Organizational Master Class focuses on efficient growth strategy and management of emerging companies. The program is designed to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of young businesses while growing fast.

About Cresco Academy

Immersed in the technology venture space, Cresco Academy aims to offer entrepreneurs, emerging, growth and established companies and the investment community in general, with a unique platform to learn, share and build durable networks.

The Cresco Master Classes

During interactive Master Classes, selected technology entrepreneurs receive an intensive and practical course from Cresco experts on the following key business and legal matters relevant for ensuring and optimizing Investor Readiness and Organizational Readiness:

  • How to raise funding?

·       How to prepare a company for fundraising

·       The search for unicorns – (sky)high valuation versus investor protection

·       How to structure relationships between stakeholders?

  • Trends in technology M&A
  • Intellectual property creation, protection and enforcement
  • Intellectual property monetization strategies and best of class commercial contracting principles

The Master Classes are interlaced with real-life examples and practical guidance.

Omar Mohout, Academic Director of the AMS Master Classes praises: “Fast growing technology ventures struggle during all stages of growth but especially during the challenging scaling stage. The why, what and how of fund raising, contracting, brand and IP protection, license agreements etc. are of paramount importance at this stage. Cresco tackled these different aspects in an interactive session that provided guidance, insights and inspiration. Once again, the Cresco experts received excellent feedback from the participants.”

David Dessers, Pieter Capiau and Frédérique Joos represented Cresco during these Master Classes.

If you are interested in partnering with Cresco Academy for workshops, seminars or networking events, please contact David Dessers or Pieter Capiau.