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HOW TO ATTRACT INVESTMENT

  • WeWork Spitalfields 1 Primrose Street London, England, EC2A 2JN United Kingdom (map)
Crowdfunding Maven

Whether you need funding for a startup company, a creative project, a passion project, or a non-profit organisation, raising money is vital to your success. 

Crowdfunding is a term often used within the business and startup community, but few people know its ins and outs better than Jeff Lynn, the co-founder of Seedrs. If you're looking to attract serious investors, this talk on the basics of raising money online is for you.

Learn how best to utilise crowdfunding to raise capital, without giving away too much of your business. The talk will also cover how to garner publicity, how to find (and persuade) investors, and how to set yourself the best chances to reach your funding goal. 

Whether you're only toying with the idea of launching a new venture, or are already deep into the project you want to fund, this talk will guide you through the realities and possibilities of finding capital.

  • What is equity crowdfunding?
  • Community building and publicity
  • The evolution of crowdfunding
  • Tips, tricks, and best practice
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Dedicated q&a time
  • Ask more specific questions during one-to-one chats at the end of the event, and network with other likeminded attendees
Jeff Lynn Seedrs

Jeff Lynn is Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Seedrs, one of the world's largest equity crowdfunding platforms and the most active investor in private companies in the UK. He began his career practicing corporate law with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London. He also serves as a non-executive director of Companies House and as founding Chairman of The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec).

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