Funding for Growth
The new way to grow, post recession
More and more businesses and organisations are seeking funding through alternative platforms such as crowdfunding, and private equity, not just to provide capital, but also to test whether their product idea has merit and demand before it is scaled. In 2014 more than $2.5 billion was raised through crowdfunding across Europe, of which nearly $2 billion was raised in the UK alone.
Even our politicians are getting in on the act with Jeremy Corbin's recent campaign racking up more than £100,000 in donations through a crowdfunding campaign. Okay, so being heavily in the public eye, it might seem like an easy win for him, but businesses from SMEs up to large corporates are also enjoying great success with alternative funding methods and this is your opportunity to hear from the co-founder of one such company, Lloyd Amsdon from Watchfinder, and from our very own MDHUB member, Matt Barker, founder of MPB who are about to embark on their crowdfunding journey.
Matt Barker of MPB just ranked 87th in a Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table... read more
Lloyd Amsdon, Founder and Director of Watchfinder
Watchfinder is the market place for luxury watches in the UK. Founded 12 Years Ago, Watchfinder remains at the leading edge of luxury ecommerce selling a thousand timepieces a month at an average price point of £4,500 and annual turnover of £44million.
This is a great opportunity to listen to inspirational speakers and thought leaders. Come along and socialise with MDHUB members and friends. Venue to be confirmed.
FREE to members, £30+VAT to members' staff, £75+VAT to non members
We hope you'll be able to join us - we look forward to seeing you - please register here