James Church

Author, Speaker and Robot Mascot co-founder

James Church is the author of the Amazon best-selling book, Investable Entrepreneur: How to convince investors your business is the one to back, and co-founder and COO of Robot Mascot, a global award-winning investment readiness agency.

He’s on a mission to stop great ideas failing due to poor communication and is frustrated to see so many founders struggle to raise the capital they need because they’re unable to convince investors their business is the one to back. James is passionate about working with founders to present a clear, concise and credible business case to investors.

James has won the Business Advisor of the Year award at the Growing Business Awards and has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and Forbes. He’s run mentoring sessions at national and international incubators and delivered lectures for The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Design Museum, Regents University London and the University of East Anglia.

James speaks internationally at online and offline business events, conferences and accelerators, and appears on podcasts and in interviews. If your audience would benefit from an injection of James’ expertise, experience and practical advice for raising investment, please contact us to book James for your event.

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Awards and Accolades

“James is a highly engaging, professional and insightful speaker. He delivered a talk at our recent conference and our entrepreneur clients said it was funny, educational and memorable. He also included a link to get his book for free too – which people loved.”

Daniel Priestley, Dent Global

“The feedback we have had from our members has been fantastic. Some members were shocked at how much they had not considered in their own pitch decks after attending one of James’ workshops.”

Chris Caffrey, Legacy Club

“James unveiled the world of funding and investments to me for the first time. I now have a clear vision of where I want my business to go and how I’m going to get there.”

John Davies, 2DegreesKelvin

“James sets out a very clear, step-by-step process to creating the perfect pitch and guides the audience through the key challenges to be addressed and pitfalls to be avoided.”

David B Horne, Add Then Multiply

Book James as a speaker or for an interview

James speaks around the themes of communication, pitching and raising investment.

Your short and long-term fundraising journey

Become an Investable Entrepreneur

An introduction to the mind of an investor. James’ discusses what it is investors are looking for in a deal, how they assess a founder, and how entrepreneurs can demonstrate to investors that they’re an entrepreneur worthy of their backing.

What’s getting in the way of raising the investment you need

The five slides to close any deal

James explains how to pitch with a compelling narrative. This topic is designed to be relevant to all business owners and entrepreneurs, not just those seeking investment. James shares his winning pitch structure for delivering a powerful and engaging pitch – whether you’re pitching for sales, investment or partnerships.

What investors are looking for

How to Make Investors Love You

James shares a campaign strategy for seeking, meeting and convincing investors. From searching for and approaching investors, to stacking the odds in your favour when it comes to closing the deal, James shares the winning strategies that have seen his clients raise millions.

How to convince investors

The Six Principles of the Perfect Pitch

James goes step by step through his winning methodology “The Six Principles of the Perfect Pitch”. When founders apply this powerful strategy they become 30x more likely to raise investment. Packed full of insights, this is one of James’ most popular talks.

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A little about Robot Mascot

James Church is the co-founder and COO of Robot Mascot. We help entrepreneurs convince investors and are a global award-winning investment readiness agency. Our clients are 40x more likely to raise investment, we’ve won global awards for our disruptive approach, and we’re the preferred pitch partner to Crowdcube, Seedrs, SeedLegals, Swoop Funding and Dent Global.

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