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Working the Crowd - Crowdfunding Basics
Wed 15 February 2017, 15:30 – 17:30 GMT
Chances are, as a business, you’ve heard about crowdfunding. It's one of the most popular methods of the growing range of alternative finance options for businesses looking to access finance. This workshop will clear up the mysteries that often surround the concept of crowdfunding and will help to assess whether this potentially cheap and easy way to access finance is right for your business.
The session will include:
A short history of Crowdfunding
Choosing the right platform
Preparing your campaign
The do's and don'ts
Examples of Crowdfunding in action
If you would require special assistance in the event of an emergency for any reason, please let us know so we can make any necessary arrangements by calling us on 0800 917 9326 or emailing email@example.com.
Our events are fully funded and open to all local businesses, however you will need to complete our registration and enrolment forms in order to participate. Visit our website to complete this online before attending or alternatively, please turn up to your chosen event 15 minutes early to finalise in person.
Tahir Rahman, Business Finance Advisor
Tahir is an experienced Business Finance Manager and has recently joined the GetSet London team as a Business Finance Advisor. With several years of experience working within the retail and commercial banking sector, Tahir’s most recent role was as a deliver partner for the Start Up Loans company, helping entrepreneurs and new startups successfully apply for funding for their businesses.
Tahir is no stranger to the challenges facing small businesses, having run his own successful Indian restaurant in Woodford Green in Essex. Whilst at University, he has seen his restaurant grow from a start up into a thriving SME.
A keen footballer and MMA fan, Tahir is an Arsenal fan that watches his team play whenever he can. Tahir is delighted to be joining the experienced team of professionals at GetSet London and looks forward to working with SME’s to help them achieve their growth potential.