Funding

Speed-Dating with Funders for Tech Businesses

September 5, 2018

At Business Funding Show, we recognise the enormous role that technology plays in the UK market. Over the last year, the performance of UK’s digital tech sector has been world-leading, with British firms attracting more capital than any other European country. The potential for funding within this sphere is massive, and many top investors are constantly searching for new attractive, innovative propositions. This is why on the 18th of September, we are hosting a Speed-Dating event exclusive for tech businesses, as part of our BFS Advance series!

This niche workshop is targeted at a range of B2B companies, who are not just tech-enabled, but also dedicated toward building new technology. Some of the sectors we are looking for include Deep Tech, AI, Robotics, Blockchain, MedTech, BioTech, FinTech, InsurTech, AdTech, BigData, Nanotech, Augmented & Virtual Reality, IoT, Smart Homes/Cities or PropTech.

No matter the sector or stage of your business, we will have an investor to suit your needs. Attending funders include:

VCs

Funding London – focus on tech-enabled, digital, health, marketing & media

Edge – creative industries; mediatech, adtech & video

Nauta Capital – cybersecurity, fintech, marketing, tech & education

Ascension Ventures – online video & content, adtech/publishing, edtech, e-commerce, fintech, applied AI, social impact/tech4good

Crane Venture Partners – enterprise software, SaaS, machine learning & AI

Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (GIC) – global impact investing, especially in the spheres of finance, financial services & the IT sector

BA Networks

Startup Funding Club – an award-winning angel syndicate with a rich 100+ portfolio

Angel Investment Network – an online network of over 1M sophisticated investors

Growth support institutions

ELITE, LSEG – The ELITE network (part of the London Stock Exchange Group) has over 34 sectors, and is interested in companies who can make a lasting economic impact

State Zero Labs – the world’s first dedicated Blockchain Lab and accelerator for startups

InsurTech Gateway – the world’s first authorised incubator for InsurTechs

A City Law Firm – bespoke legal services firm for businesses, with speciality in tech law

Our network of funders represents a wide array of experience and diversified portfolios, but all have a strong overall interest in the tech sector. As reported by Tech Nation this year, the UK’s tech sector is growing almost three times faster than the rest of the economy, so there is no surprise in all the attention which is given to tech startups.

We're entering a new age of automation, where robots, machine learning, deep learning, big data, IoT & AI are profoundly changing the balance of entire industries, and this represents massive opportunity for both investors and entrepreneurs alike.

This exclusive event is going to take place at 18:00 on the 18th of September 2018 at WeWork Aldwych. Entrepreneurs will be able to gain face time with multiple funders in a 1-to-1 format, get feedback on their business plans, and make valuable and lasting connections! Click here for more info and to book your tickets – hurry, there are only a few tickets left!

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