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Building a Board – The secret ingredient of successful start-ups!

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Are you struggling to scale up or get to the right customers? Have you got a great product but find it hard to get the word out about it? Have you just wasted critical resource going down a blind alley? Are you struggling to raise funds? Are you struggling to find the right talent?

There are few challenges an experienced Board of advisors can’t help you navigate. You don’t have to do it alone!

Discussion Points:

  • When is the right time to look for a NED, Chairman or advisor?
  • How to figure out who you need on your Board to increase your company’s chance of success?
  • What value to expect from your Board (including strategy, sales, operations, talent, fundraising, international expansion)?
  • How can you structure roles to attract your dream candidates without breaking the bank?
  • Where to find the dream team?

About Nurole

Nurole is the global recruitment platform changing the way organisations bring the best people on to their boards. Their approach combines smart technology and industry experts to transform the boards of multinationals, start-ups, charities, government bodies, and everything in between. They identify obviously suitable candidates and make more imaginative matches, empowering brilliant people to apply for roles that require their skills, experience and passions. Nurole was Ranked top 100 in the Financial Times Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2019 and UK Digital Startup of the Year in 2018.

About the Speakers

Ned Cummings is Head of Venture Capital & High Growth at Nurole, and works with leading Venture Capital and Private Equity investors and portfolio companies.

Ned also serves on the Advisory Board of food delivery startup Potage (, recently voted in the top 8 food delivery services in the UK by GQ.

Ned will be joined in discussion by a Board member/ Advisor and a scale-up representative to provide varied perspectives on the topic. More information about the speakers to follow.

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