Are you looking to raise capital in the next 12 months?
WhaleShark offers the most intensive and interactive 3-day due diligence workshops to get you investment ready.
  • Focus on the key elements that investors look for.
  • Gain insight on team, personal branding, governance, scalability & fundraising.
  • Validate your investment readiness with startup veterans with 15+ years of experience.
  • Board members, founders or C-level executives are open to apply.
  • Maximum 8 businesses will be selected from amongst applicants. Applicants who are not selected for this workshop cycle will be placed on a priority list for the next workshop.
  • Pitch competition with all-inclusive prize package including onstage pitch and boat cocktails with investors on June 6-7, 2019 a the Lisbon Investment Summit.
  • Team assessment
  • Personal branding
  • Scalability & growth strategy
  • Pitch training
  • Fundraising insights
  • Online pitch competition to international investors
3 Days Executive Program + Pitching day “Shark Day”
Day 1: Thursday, May 9 @ 8:00-18:00
Day 2: Friday, May 10 @ 8:00-18:00
Day 3: Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00-16:00
Day 4: Online “Shark Day” — Thursday, May 24 @ 14:00-17:00
Participants ideally must attend all the sessions, and at least one participant should be present at each workshop day.
Spaces are limited. Apply before April 26th, 2019.
  • European based tech startup
  • Revenue-driven model
  • Early or later stage of internationalization
  • Seeking VC funding (€1M – €10M)
42.500 Sek (inkl.moms) / €4.000 (incl.VAT) per company, invoiced.
Includes: 2 participants, accommodation, food & beverage.
LANGUAGE: the program and application is in English.
LOCATION: Epicenter (click to view)
Mäster Samuelsgatan 36, Stockholm.
QUESTIONS? Feel free to reach out to us at: +46 73 800 88 82



Maria A. Dahrieh

Fundraising & Pitch training

Maria A. Dahrieh has more than 10+ years of international experience in business development and fundraising projects both for startups and fast growing companies such as Apple, Brighthandle, Bigbelly US, Wellness Telecom to name a few. Maria is an expert in investor relations and has a vast European and Asian network of investors.

Gleb Maltsev

Pitch training

Gleb Maltsev listens to around 900 speeches a year ranging from a 60-second pitch to a 45-minute keynote. He’s trained presenters for industry-wide pitching showcases such as Slush, Latitude59, TechChill and LOGIN. He’s the co-founder of Fundwise, a founder-to-investor pitching platform with a 68% success rate and raising over 1 mln EUR for over a dozen projects.

Johan Norell Bergendahl

Team Assessment

Johan Norell Bergendahl spent more than 20+ years in Ericsson (telecommunications) after 10 years with Schlumberger. He held a number of senior positions with his eight last years in Ericsson as group CMO. Educated to professional coach (ACC / PCC), he has now spent 8 years in executive coaching.

Annette Rosencreutz

Personal Branding
Annette Rosencreutz has more than 15+ years of international experience in branding strategy. Annette has worked with a vast number of startups and fast growing companies. Except SME clients include Vodafone, Ericsson, Exxon, Deutsche Bank to name a few.

Johan Widmark

Growth Strategy

Johan Widmark has 15+ years of experience from the financial industry, primarily in the listed environment, with focus on sales and research to institutional investors.