Dreamstake Funding Forum - From Seed To Series A

Dreamstake Funding Forum - From Seed To Series A

Thursday, 03 November 2016 18:30 - 21:00
Added by: Marina Atarova | Type: Networking Event | Price: Free
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While getting rounds done isn’t going to get any easier in 2017, there is a lot you can do before going out to raise to improve your chances. We will invite some of the most famous investors and founders to talk about a number of criteria that can make any Series A round a given.

Join us to network and learn:

• Meet entrepreneurs and investors, who involved in 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


Agenda:

18.30 Drinks & Networking
19.00 Intro & Panel Discussion
20.00. Drinks & Networking

Panelists:

Marie Steinthaler Head Of Innovation at Zopa.com

Marie is Head of Innovation at Zopa, Europe’s leading peer-to-peer lender. Her prior experience spans growth roles at a number of UK startups, including Hopster, a kids TV and learning app used by over half a million families worldwide, where she oversaw consumer marketing and double-digit month-on-month growth – from pre-launch to post-series A. Before joining Hopster, she delivered hands-on growth consultancy to a number of B2B and B2C SaaS startups in London. A former professional athlete for the Austrian national sailing team, Marie's passions outside of financial services and startups involve the ocean and the outdoors.

Andrea Lo Early Stage Investing at LocalGlobe.vc
Andrea is an associate at LocalGlobe.  Prior to LocalGlobe, Andrea ran the Oxford Seed Fund, investing in startups founded by University of Oxford students, alumni, and faculty and prior to that, founded Piggybackr, a venture-backed SaaS fundraising platform for children, leading it from concept and financing to exit in San Francisco.  Andrea is originally from San Francisco.

Oli Ashness Founder of SimplyCook.com
Oli started his career in Venture Capital at DFJ Esprit (now Draper Esprit) before starting and SimplyCook in 2013. Now in a rapid growth phase, SimplyCook is on a mission to get millions of people cooking and sharing better evening meals. SimplyCook customers currently enjoy over 150,000 meals per month. Before joining a VC fund Oli completed a masters at London Business School.