Fashion Tech Investor Summit + Startup Pitching @ LFT Conference

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Hello Hi!

Its our third event of the year!

This time join us as we discuss the future of Fashion technology, getting investment and the pitfalls and progress entrepreneurs in the industry have undergone.

We are a platform for Fashion Industry Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Investors to capitalise on Inspirational Stories, Opportunites for Growth and Networking with peers to scale their businesses and learn.

Our Speakers will be:

Sasha Astafyeva - Principal at Felix Capital

Over the past few years she has been involved with three successful technology start-ups, in the UK and Brazil. Most recently she was Head of Business Intelligence and Strategy at Lyst, leading online fashion marketplace based in London. Prior to Lyst, she was VP of Finance and Business Intelligence at VivaReal, leading online real estate marketplace in Brazil, where she was one of the earliest employees and was responsible for financial operations, BI, legal, fundraising and investor relations. She started her start-up journey at Dafiti, largest fashion ecommerce player in Latin America, where she helped launch apparel business.


Daniel Bobroff - VC at Coded Futures

Daniel has a wealth of knowledge in Fashion Tech, previously of ASOS Ventures but before that he worked with the team that launched Grand Theft Auto and Fifa two of the most popular entertainment products and games ever created.


Charles Canning-Smith - Partner at Ballpark Ventures

Charles is a successful entrepreneur and investor, based in Australia these days, having launched mobile startups in LATAM, New Zealand, South Africa, Scandinavia and the UK.

He predicts that our children will scoff at us carrying around keys and wallets with "money" and "credit cards" in and would like to be as famous for his casseroles as he is for his business acumen.


Joshua Burge - Venture Partner at Edge Venture Capital

Joshua is an Investment Manager at Edge, focused on sourcing and developing investment opportunities in the creative industries and the technologies that enable them.

Prior to Edge, Joshua worked at Kerdos Ventures, an early-stage technology investor. As a member of the Investment Committee at Kerdos, Joshua has valuable experience evaluating investment opportunities, working with talented management teams and modelling financial projections. Previously Joshua worked as an investment banking analyst and corporate finance practitioner at GP Bullhound.


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18:00 - Introductions, Network and housekeeping

18:15 - Presentation

18:30 - Panel begins

19:45 - Q&A

20:00 - Open Pitching

20:20 - Networking

20:30 - End and Join us for drinks!!

To Find our more or for Partnerships, Future Speaking opportunites and Press please contact events@risetapp.com

Thank You!

London Fashion Tech, Riset and FashTech team

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