Prospedia invites automotive experts to help assess our clients’ readiness for investment. They form an independent and crucial part of our proposition to start-ups and investors. By meticulously assessing companies as part of our technical due diligence, experts and specialists add significant value to the quality of business models presented to investors via our investment platform.
Our network of experts is drawn from academia and industry and carefully vetted. They include experienced professional automotive engineers as well as senior academics. They are, of course, bound by strict confidentiality.
Our experts will review business models according to their area of expertise. For example, if the technical breakthrough is an innovative lightweight brake system, then we will, of course, seek out experts in this field.
Each expert will complete a Likert scale scorecard for each client assessment. It’s a straightforward process that should take no more than a couple of hours one evening.
Yes. Expert opinion can help improve the business model, which enhances the company’s prospects of raising funds from angel investors. Each expert signs a non-disclosure agreement to protect the interests of the company.
Yes, of course. Experts are encouraged to become active investors. Their insights and understanding of technology trends mean they are well-placed to invest in a sector in which they are very familiar. The Prospedia investment platform provides automotive experts with a unique opportunity to invest in companies they do understand.