#GoFundYourself: Funding Bootcamp For Startups

#GoFundYourself: Funding Bootcamp For Startups

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 13:00 - 17:00
Added by: Marina Atarova | Type: Training | Price: Free
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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. VC

Are you planning to fundraise soon? Join us to learn from the experts on how to get funded !


1.00pm - Funding Workshop For Early Stage Startups
2.00pm - The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme: How it works
2.30pm - Lunch Break
3.00pm - Tech Tax Planning 2016 & EMI Options  - What you need to know
3.30pm - Law For Startups - Issues and Traps

Course Leaders:

Guy Wilmot (Partner – Russell Cooke LLP) 
has been a practicing lawyer for 10 years and specialises in advising entrepreneurs from start-up to exit.  Guy’s particular specialism’s include corporate affairs, commercial contracts and intellectual property with a particular focus on technology, e-commerce and IT.

David Gormer is the founder of SquareMile Accounting, 14 years leadership experience in accounting and business development in the City of London. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, David specialised in the London technology sectors. He enjoys hearing about your business and working out ways to help you succeed. David’s personal and entrepreneurial approach makes him a trusted advisor and ally to all of our clients.

Wesley Rashid is co founder of The Accountancy Cloud, a startup mentor and a qualified accountant formerly from Grant Thornton. He has been working with tech startups for 5 years across all sectors, and at all stages, and has 12 years practical expertise in accounting, finance, tax and venture capital. He previously worked for Accenture and acted as one of the youngest FD's for FMCG giant Diageo plc leading their Technology Ventures team.

Stephen Hanlon is co founder of The Accountancy Cloud,
and a chartered tax advisor. He left Ernst & Young four years ago to work more closely with smaller businesses including startups, and has 12 years’ experience advising clients on transactional and other issues arising from across the spectrum of UK taxes. He is a member of the EIS Association and has worked closely with several tax efficient investment providers in the past.

Paul Dowling Co - Founder Dreamstake

Paul is the CEO and co-founder of Dreamstake. He is working with the 1,000 plus startups on the platform to obtain funding from VCs and angel investors. Before launching Dreamstake Paul was a Managing Consultant with Cap Gemini and was previously involved in Business Development for Racal and Lego. He has a total of 25 years experience of tech. Dreamstake is his third startup. He has an MBA from Kingston University and is a regular speaker at startup conferences.

Marina Atarova Co - Founder Dreamstake

Marina is an entrepreneur and mentor with 5 Years experience of working with early stage tech companies having three main areas of expertise in marketing, strategy and equity investment. As a partner in several projects, Marina has been involved in running marketing campaigns and created a network of startup leaders around the globe. She runs a series of workshops for tech founders and is a mentor in big European startup conferences and accelerators. Marina also runs a tech angel investment club and helped to raise capital to several upcoming tech stars.