There are many ways to fund the start ups.
One of the most popular one beside Angels investment is Crowd Funding.
Do you know exactly what Crowd Funding is? Do you know how it works? Do you know why some start ups are more suitable for this type of investment? Do you know what it takes to be successful in securing Crowd Funding investment?
It is our great pleasure and privilege to introduce to you
Co-founder of BankToTheFuture.com
Director of the UK Crowd Funding Association
who will talk about investments & his own experience in raising funds for his own start up.
Simon Dixon is CEO and co-founder of the crowdfunding platform, BankToTheFuture.com
and author of the book, ‘Bank to the Future'
Since BankToTheFuture.com launched in September 2012 they have won the support of Sir Richard Branson, received coverage across most mainstream press, and raised
over £400,000 for UK businesses.
Simon qualified as an economist with a degree in business economics from Kingston
University. He was responsible for helping venture capitalists exit their companies onto the London Stock Exchange.
After helping venture capitalists take their investments public Simon raised angel funding from billionaire Peter Hargreaves for his first business and in 2012 he co-founded BankToTheFuture.com. BankToTheFuture.com is an online Crowd Finance platform that allows anybody to invest in early-stage and mature UK businesses online.
In order to prove the concept of crowd funding, this time Simon pitched
BanktotheFuture.com to secure its own funding on its own platform! They successfully launched the company with funding from the crowd.
He shares his knowledge with students and graduates and regularly appears as a public
speaker at financial institutions Simon is a founding Director of the UK Crowd funding association and regularly speaks at the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Simon talked at Venture Capital World Summit, too.
Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to see him at our event.
[masked] Simon Dixon's talk
8.00 - Networking and Business Cards Draw!
You will leave the night inspired, motivated, with more knowledge and more good connections.
See you then!
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