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#LionsCage - Competitive Pitch Event for Investors and Entrepreneurs

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3-minute pitches to angel investors, Q&A, feedback, electronic voting on the best investment opportunity and great prizes. Network and meet investors and entrepreneurs of some of the hottest startups in London. The winner will be awarded £3,000 in Taylor Wessing legal fees!

Are you ready for fundraising at Lions Cage? Yes, it is free of charge!

Submit your company profile to - sign-up code: investorhub (INFINU helps us with the application process and offers free access to their angel network to all applying startups)

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5:30 Legal drop in clinic by Taylor Wessing and

Free advice on SEIS and EIS tax releive

6:00 Welcome & Networking

7:00 Pitches (Q&A, voting)

7:40 Q&A with Lion investors

8:00 Pitches (Q&A, voting)

8:40 Award Ceremony

9:00 Networking

10:00 Pub

Lion Investors

Stephen Page is a successful entrepreneur and investor. He runs startup funding club as well as the funding alpha seis fund. Stephen has 30 years experience in the software and related services industry. He has founded and run a series of businesses in the UK and abroad and was responsible for publishing Sun Accounts, helping to make DataEase a worldwide success and being at the forefront of the offshore revolution.

Federico Pirzio-Biroli is a London based angel investor, primarily investing in seed level, early stage technology-based startups through his company, Playfair Capital. Its current portfolio includes Duedil, Flattr, On Device Research, Mobius Motors, Mixlr, Stratajet, Fourth & Main,, Rummble Labs, Vinetrade, Blottr and Storybricks.

Andrew Shannon is the venture investment manager of the Tedder family office. Andrew specialties in high-growth business operations, marketing, social media and online communities.

Tony Fish is a successful investor and entrepreneur who brings over twenty years of professional delivery capability with leading brands and high growth companies. In venture capital, he has board level executive experience crossing digital, web, telecoms, mobile and TV.


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Magma is a leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers providing specialist accountancy and taxation advisory services to early stage high growth companies.

TaylorWessing is a leading international law firm with a single-minded approach: to help its clients succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues.

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