Become an Expert in the World of Crowdfunding with TechNorth and Partners

Thursday 09th February, 2017
9am - 12pm

Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield
Unity Works

Equity crowdfunding has transformed the investment scene in the UK. Platforms that allow the public to easily become shareholders in startups have created a new breed of investors keen to back the best new ideas and help established businesses grow. The different platforms have their own distinct offers and Syndicate Room, Seedrs and Invesdor are keen to tell you more.

How can you make sure you make the most of your funding round? How do you get started as an investor? What are the benefits and potential pitfalls to watch out for?

Whether you’re interested in raising money through crowdfunding or becoming an investor, this event will dispel the myths and arm you with the knowledge you need.


Henrik Ottosson (Head of UK Branch, Invesdor)
Chris Rea (Campaign Development Associate, Seedrs)
Oliver Hammond (Investment Analyst, Syndicate Room)
James Bedford (Head of Investment Strategy, Tech North)

What to expect:

Welcome from Tech North
5 minute pitches from each organisation
Fireside chat about crowd funding chaired by Tech North
Audience Q+A
Guide to becoming an investor on crowdfunding platforms
Networking (including food and refreshments)