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Crowdfunding Event – The Myth and the Reality - Leading investment crowdfunding platform comes to Cambridge

Start date/time :  Wednesday 27 July 10 am
End date/time :  Wednesday 27 July 12.30pm
Venue :  Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge
Organiser name :  Helen Harding-Male
Organiser email :  events@futurebusinesscentre.co.uk
Organiser tel :  01223 781200

Crowdcube to speak at Allia Future Business Centre event on 27 July. REGISTER NOW.

This crowdfunding event is aimed at anyone interested in raising finance for their business idea using crowdfunding – equity, debt and reward. It will aim to explain which is the most appropriate platform and what is needed before, during and after; alongside tips on how to create a successful campaign. This FREE event is designed to help start-ups and entrepreneurs better understand the opportunities and risks associated with Crowd Funding.


Crowd Funding is set to overtake venture capital as funds raised through the platform exceeded $34.4 billion across the globe in 2015 and show no signs of slowing. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are taking advantage of this new, flexible funding style, and the range of platforms around vary in set-up, aims and function.

This event is being hosted by Allia Future Business Centre, who provide work space and enterprise support to ventures who make a positive impact on people and planet in both Cambridge and Peterborough.

Supported by Crowdcube this event presents a unique opportunity to find out how crowdfunding could work for your business, and to understand the finer points of distinction between platforms.
Speakers include: Mike Royston – Senior Business Development Manager, Crowdcube Ivan Hoo – Investment Analyst, Crowdcube, Paul Hughes, Head of Venture Development, Allia Neil Prem, Head of Enterprise Engagement, Allia.

Michael Royston, Senior Business Development Manager at Crowdcube, is an avid supporter of crowdfunding and has been following its impact on the start-up scene globally. His particular areas of interest lie in social enterprise and all forms of 'collaborative consumption'.

Please register below, there is no charge but you must register to attend. To register:

This free event is open to both tenants and members of the public, however you must pre-register via our website: http://futurebusinesscentre.co.uk/events/crowdfundingevent

Event details:

27th July 2016 - 10.00am–12.30am - Allia Future Business Centre, Cambridge, King's Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY