Webinar – How to Start a Weather Business

Organised by InterMET.digital, ‘How to Start a Weather Business’ is the first webinar in a planned series on New Customer and Market Opportunities for Weather Technology, Data & Climate Services. See the webinar here

About the webinar

If you’re working on a weather-related technology innovation you want to use as the basis of a startup business, then how can you go about turning your idea a commercially viable venture?

How can you raise the funding you’ll need, what funding options are there and what are the pros and cons? And what will potential investors or lenders want in return? What about your business plan and how important is the management team? And who are your potential customers and do they need what you’re planning to sell them?

This Webinar is your opportunity to find out first hand from the experts – people who’ve launched their own successful weather-related businesses, and those with the money and expertise to finance new startups.

This webinar, will be of value to:

  • Entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers seeking to set up a commercial weather enterprise.
  • Existing businesses seeking to diversify into the weather sector.
  • Investors seeking to understand the opportunities associated with extreme weather & climate change.
  • Existing weather-related businesses wanting to know more about new business startups in the sector.

Moderator & chair:

Dr. Sheldon Drobot, Sr. Manager, Strategy & Technology, Space Systems Sector, Space and Airborne Systems, L3Harris Technologies

Expert panellists:

  • Dr. Jan Dutton, CEO of Prescient Weather Ltd.
  • William Hosack, Chief Executive Officer, President and Founder, Orbital Micro Systems
  • Alan Richards, Partner & Co-founder, West Hill Corporate Finance

Date & time:

The webinar will take place on Wednesday 18 November and start at 15:00 GMT.

It will use Zoom Webinars and will be promoted through InterMET’s contact database and also via its supporters.

Questions in advance?

You can ask questions on the day, but you are are also invited to send any questions in advance to ian@mediageneration.co.uk