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Fundraising 2.0: Raising Venture in 2021

29th October, 12.30pm-1.30pm

We’ll be joined by Jean de Fougerolles (Managing Partner at Ascension), Nicola McClafferty (Partner at Draper Esprit) and Chris Smith (Managing Partner at Playfair Capital) to discuss how their investing behaviours and processes have changed since early 2020 and also discuss best practices and how founders have excelled in building rounds.

Founders Factory Investor Showcase

4th November, 9am-12pm

We will be showcasing 14 of our top Early-Seed to Series A startups, with most of them actively raising between £750k and £5m. There will be a good variety of sectors, with a strong emphasis on scalable technology across B2B and B2C markets and a good proportion of the companies will also have EIS available.

Exclusive to the portfolio

Tech Huddle

6th October, 12.30-1.30pm

These sessions are aimed at people working in technical teams within our Factory portfolio companies (present and alumni) and some members of the Founders Factory team.

R&D Tax Credits

7th October, 12.30-1.30pm

EmpowerRD will be running a session on Research & Development Tax Credits and how this government scheme can provide your business with a non-dilutive source of capital.

From our latest fireside chats...

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Lessons for CEOs from Tessa Clarke, OLIO co-founder & CEO

Tessa Clarke, co-founder of food sharing platform OLIO, shares some of her valuable learnings on being a CEO

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Lessons for CEOs from Phil Libin, former Evernote co-founder & CEO

Phil Libin, co-founder and CEO of All Turtles and mmhmm, and formerly Evernote, gives us access to his lessons as CEO.

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Lessons launching and scaling a FinTech startup, with Pleo founder Jeppe Rindom

Jeppe Rindom, Founder of Pleo, shares his lessons building one of Europe's largest FinTech startups.

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Lessons on launching and scaling a D2C startup with & Typology founder Ning Li

Ning Li, Co-founder of and founder of Typology, gives us access to the early days at and lessons building his current d2c startup.

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