Tech Start-up? Perfect your pitch here

18 August 2014

Written by: Campaigns team

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Starting a tech business?  Ever wonder what the dos and don’ts are? Want to know what investors look for when trying to find the next big thing? South London Tech Meet-up can help!

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Tech Start-up? Perfect your pitch here

Come to their free advice session to hear from an entrepreneur running his own start-up and find out about his journey, mistakes made and lessons learned.

An investor will also be on hand to share his tips on how to pitch for investment.

The Entrepreneur
Gerald Vanderpuye is co-founder and CEO at BuyerDeck, and has first-hand current experience of pitching for venture capital funding. He has worked in business development for 10 years and recently gone out on his own with BuyerDeck. BuyerDeck is a platform that helps sales representatives identify their most engaged buyers so they can focus on the right buyer at the right time.

The Investor
EC1 Capital is a web and mobile technology investment fund created in Feb 2012. They back ‘tenacious, aligned and focused founders addressing a significant pain point or disruption potential within a large addressable market.’

Jay Patani joined EC1 Capital in December 2013. Jay has gained experience in an array of industries, including publishing, the media and consulting. He is also an occasional contributor to tech publications, commenting on everything digital.

Practice your pitch

Have a pitch to present? Contact us for a chance to present your pitch to the investor and entrepreneur. They will provide constructive criticism of your pitch – and who knows!

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The event is free and open to all – rsvp here to attend on:

Monday, 8 September 2014, 7-9pm

at Impact Hub Brixton

Brixton Impact Hub is a co-working space and community of entrepreneurs in central Brixton, running a curated learning programme and offering a hosted environment to help members connect and do their best work. The space launched in May 2014 and is based at Lambeth Town Hall. There are more than 60 Impact Hubs across 54+ countries on 6 continents.