Following on the stupendous success of our fashion startup storm series on 6th June, 5th July, and 2nd August, Niddoo Fashion is proudly hosting " Digital, Design & Fashion Startup Storm" on 13th september at Google campus London - a unique networking event for digital, fashion & creative entrepreneurs, with an investor pitching session to top off the evening!
Creative entrepreneurs with an eye to commercialising their talent, don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! With compliments of niddoofashion.
Creative Startups Featured in the past include
Niddoo fashion Holition Emblazn Evocha and dozens of successful fashion entrepreneurs!
What : A unique networking event exclusively for Digital, Design, Fashion & Creative entrepreneurs featuring insightful presentations and battle stories by successful fashion startups
When: 13th September 12:30-16:00
Networking: 12:00-12:30 and 16:00-16:30
Where: Google Campus, 4-5 bonhill street, London
Sponsored by Niddoo Fashion Elance Long Point Island Publications Magma
Presentations & Talks : 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Talk by Sheridans: Protecting Intellectual Property in Creative & Desig Startups
Talk by Magma: Making your Startup tax efficient for investors - how to qualify for SEIS & EIS
10 min Startup pitches to 4 investors: 3:00pm to 4:00pm (Doughty Hanson, Hussein Kanji & 2 more)
Exclusive Investor Gala : 6:30pm to 9:00pm with 15 investors Venue to be disclosed only to those registered
Free tickets for students, bootstrapping startups, folks looking for work and event volunteers on first come first serve!
Nigel Grierson co-founded the Doughty Hanson Technology Fund in 2000 and currently serves as co-Managing Director. His specific areas of expertise include financial venture investment, high technology marketing and organisation development.
Previously, Nigel was the Group Director for Intel Capital Europe, managing a team responsible for making strategic equity investments and developing new business opportunities throughout Europe. He and the team together originated and invested in over 35 technology start-up companies, many of which became substantial public companies. Nigel has also worked at AT&T in the Communications Product Division leading a team developing high performance silicon processors.
Nigel delivers a number of career development courses for the European Venture Capital Association.
Arifa Khan , founder of Niddoo Fashion, is an investment banker, an acclaimed painter, and a fashion designer and has taken short courses in Fashion Design at the London College of Fashion. She organised the first ever fashion show at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, in 2003 as the founder of The Culture Club at Wharton, which was a huge success. She runs Genius Incubator limited which helps companies raise capital.
Articles on the fashion show published in The Wharton Leadership Digest and Wharton Journal can be read here:
Hayley Conick Start-up specialist, digital strategist and Cambridge graduate, Hayley is now Country Manager for Elance where she has the strategic and operational responsibility for raising the platform’s profile nationally. Hayley was a founding member of Smarta.com backed by Michael Birch and Theo Paphitis. She wrote the original business plan and spent five years building Smarta into the UK’s leading platform for small businesses. In other words she knows all about riding the start-up rollercoaster.
Before Smarta, Hayley worked alongside tech entrepreneur Dan Wagner at internet incubator Bright Station Ventures evaluating investment ideas. She regularly speaks about issues impacting start-ups and entrepreneurs. @hayleyconick
David Nash , Founding Partner at Magma will educate our entrepreneurs on how to make their startup irresistible to angel and seed investors by a tax break they cannot refuse! It's the UK government's magnanimous gift to enterprises called Seed enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and EIS. David will help you qualify for SEIS. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser with 12 years experience in advising business owners and high net worth individuals. David works closely with colleagues at Magma Wealth Management to provide clients with a complete tax, estate planning and wealth management service.So he is a great guy to dine with, for investors too!
Sheridans provides a one-stop-shop for legal, IP and contractual advice for the fashion and design industry, from startups to some of the world's smost established brands. As the fashion and desigj sector is changing rapidly, and with the rise of online boutiques, social media platforms, digital fashion magazines, blogs and celebrity endorsements, Sheridans are at the heart of various projects and provide their clients with focused legal advice to enable them to reach their business goals.
Check out The Exclusive Investor Gala being hosted by Niddoo Fashion on September 13th evening with VCs and investors at an exquisite hotel in the cradle of luxury. If you are a startup keen to network with investors in an intimate setting, get in touch with your single page pitch at email@example.com.
The Exclusive Investor Gala on September 13th promises to be an unforgettable evening where upcoming digital design and fashion entrepreneurs will share stories of their brands and network with 10-15 investors. This will be a continuation of the pitches that you will be making at Google Campus from 15:00 - 16:00pm. You will have an opportunity to receive feedback from investors, vc funds, successful retail entrepreneurs and leading industry experts in an intimate setting! If you are investment ready, and with a bit of London luck, you may get funded! Priceless!! In the meanwhile, we are working hard to create the right conditions for your success! Tastefully enchanting ambience awaits you over a gourmet dinner and wine.
Limited Startup Places!
This will be an invaluable opportunity for entrepreneurs who are considering fundraising, who want to perfect their approach , to influence and persuade investors of their vision. Also an unforgettable experience for young design talent seeking a taste of the creative careers, launching your commercial venture and finding fellow sojourners who are taking a leap of faith into the entrereneurial dream ! If you have it all put together, your pitch, perfect poise and panache, you may go back with invaluable introductions to investors, and even funding! What more can you ask for this summer?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a table or a seat or if you are interested in sponsoring.
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