Dec
24
19:30

Startup Fundraising 101: Think Like an Investor

Workshop
Hebrew Session
Michael Wilkinson
Founder @ billx & Xponential Spark
Michael is a fintech entrepreneur, currently the founder of billx and Xponential Spark, and was part of the team that birthed equity crowdfunding at Crowdcube. He is an entrepreneurial leader, specialising in operations, commercial and strategy with deep market experience in tech platforms and marketplaces, and of course, alternative finance and startup fundraising. Michael’s 7 years at Crowdcube ended in 2019 as the Operations Director, having raised more than £400m for 850+ companies, including Monzo, Revolut, Brewdog and Mr & Mrs Smith.
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Michael Wilkinson
A startup demands much more than just a great idea—it demands funding. But how do startups raise capital successfully? In this Jolt, you will learn the fundamentals of fundraising for startups. You will discover powerful techniques for mitigating risks, networking, building trust, and telling your story to investors. You will also gain valuable insights on how it works from the investors' side—from valuations and sanity checks to term sheets. At the end of this Jolt, you will be able to start speaking the fundraising language and use it to your advantage.

Questions this talk answers:

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How Can You Best Prepare Before Meeting Investors?

02

How Do You Tell Your Story And Build Trust

03

How Can You Get Into The Investors' Mindset?

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Michael Wilkinson

Founder @ billx & Xponential Spark

About
Michael
Michael is a fintech entrepreneur, currently the founder of billx and Xponential Spark, and was part of the team that birthed equity crowdfunding at Crowdcube. He is an entrepreneurial leader, specialising in operations, commercial and strategy with deep market experience in tech platforms and marketplaces, and of course, alternative finance and startup fundraising. Michael’s 7 years at Crowdcube ended in 2019 as the Operations Director, having raised more than £400m for 850+ companies, including Monzo, Revolut, Brewdog and Mr & Mrs Smith.

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