We had a fantastic time at Fashion Startup Storm on 5th July at Googlecampus with creative startups.
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In our continuing commitment to inundate London startups with funding choices, GENIUS INCUBATOR in association with Cass Business School and CASS Finance Society presents
Startup Fundraising for Technology, Mobile & Bigdata Startups
When: 6:30pm to 9:30pm July 25th 2013
What: A panel discussion with speakers representing startups who have successfully raised funds from VCs, and crowdfunding platforms Seedrs and Crowdbank
Where: Cass Business School, 106 bunhill row, london, ec1y8tz (near Moorgate station)
Featuring: YPlan a VC backed Mobile app, Acunu a VC backed Big Data startup , Seedrs, Crowdbnk
Book your place now! Register today at:
Email your pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to pitch to several funding sources at one go!
Featuring Panelists and funding platforms:
Find out about the story of Seedrs’ from Founder Jeff Lynn
Acunu was founded in 2009 and is backed by some of Europe’s top VC funds. Started by a unique mix of researchers and engineers from Cambridge and Oxford Universities, Acunu has offices in London (near Old Street, London’s “Silicon Roundabout”) and California.
Acunu Analytics offers a platform for low-latency, continuous analytics on big data; powering dashboards and embedded applications to monitor and control environments in manufacturing, telecommunications, media, financial services and other industries where high-velocity data must be analysed in real time.
The Cassandra NoSQL database is at the core of the Acunu offering and Acunu is a very engaged Cassandra contributor donating many of its innovations back to the community.
Acunu received $5.83M (£3.6M) in Venture Round funding. (9/19/12)
Acunu received $3.42M (£2.2M) in Series A funding. (1/1/11)
Acunu received $1.32M (£800k) in Seed funding. (7/1/09)
Acunu will be represented by Dai Clegg
Over the years, Dai has garnered wide experience in a range of technical and management roles in software product development, marketing and service delivery.
In product development he has performed all the major roles (from developer to director) for a number of globally distributed products.
In service delivery he has worked with clients in a variety of industries (e.g. CSFB, Astra Zeneca, CERN, Kellogg’s, British Gas)
In marketing he has built global brands from startup to multi-million dollar revenue streams.
He is a published author of texts on software project management and an international speaker at technology conferences and guest lecturer at British universities.
Dai has a B.Sc in Mathematics from the University of Birmingham(UK) and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Birkbeck College, London University (UK).
YPlan is tonight’s going out app that puts London in the palm of your hand. With a carefully curated shortlist of top events, YPlan will inspire you to enjoy London like never before. From hot gigs like Kanye West, dazzling entertainment at Roundhouse, an invitation-only event such as Sofar Sounds, or one of London’s best-kept secrets like chessboxing, we’ve got it covered.
Yplan will be represented by Ross - Murray Jones.
YPlan received $12M in Series A funding. (6/4/13)
CrowdBnk is an equity crowdfunding platform offering early-stage companies in the UK an efficient and transparent way to raise growth capital. CrowdBnk is an appointed representative of BriceAmery Capital (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority), and has the necessary permissions to offer crowdfunded equity investments to all appropriate UK-based investors.
CrowdBnk’s platform has digitised most of the investment process: including proprietary software-based due diligence, online and mobile payments through to automated term sheet generation and deal execution. For equity investments, CrowdBnk provides tailored term sheets, direct shareholding (with an option of a custodian arrangement) and shareholder registry services.
All projects undergo a robust vetting process before being listed, including standard KYC, AML, credit checks, review of business plans and financial projections, accounts audit (where appropriate) and entrepreneur interviews.
Chief Executive Ayan Mitra is passionate about financial inclusion through education and democratising finance, he brings 15 years’ experience designing and rolling out technology platforms for UK consumer companies (including Orange, M&S and HSBC). He earned his MBA from London Business School in 2010. Ayan is supported by a team with over 60 years combined experience in technology start-ups, finance, legal and operations
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We look forward to seeing you soon!
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