Financial technology, or fintech, is a booming industry right now, with investment flooding into companies reinventing the way we do payments, lending, investing, and more.Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.We will discuss the #FinTech valuations, the unicorns and why some of them have been acquired or lost value.Why to join:• Meet entrepreneurs, who are creating world-changing technology• Share the knowledge and network with industry thought-leaders• Listen to the experts with the range from technology evangelists to venture capital veterans• Help to bridge the gap between FinTech Entrepreneurs and the investment community
Addressing, Presenting and Speaking to Angel Investors and VCs is and is not straightforward. We are organising a full day of workshops and presentations to introduce key concepts on raising capital. Whether you are raising through VCs or angel investors, by the end of the day you'll have a better understanding of this process. We will have a full day of sessions from 1pm to 5pm, run by angel investors, lawyers, VCs and other funding experts, focusing on getting tech founders "investment ready".
The sessions will include:
- Introduction to raising capital for early stage tech startups- players, incl. mentors and lawyers- process, incl. how much ro raise and materials- How to identify and approach potential angel investors- Presenting to angels and what they might be looking for- Angels vs. VCAre you planning to fundraise soon? Join us to learn from the experts on how to get funded !
London has a unique opportunity to profit from a technology revolution that plays directly to its strength as a world financial center. Join us to celebrate and network with the leading startups:• Meet entrepreneurs, who are creating world-changing technology• Share the knowledge and network with industry thought-leaders• Listen to the expert speakers with the range from nascent technology evangelists to venture capital veterans• Help to bridge the gap between Entrepreneurs and the investment community