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Kieran Garvey
Business Development Manager
kieran@crowdcube.com
@Crowdcube
 Funding is extremely difficult to access for most start-
ups and early stage businesses
 Debt finance not accessible to...
 Crowdcube is the world’s first and leading equity crowdfunding platform
giving entrepreneurs a new way to raise investme...
The solution - crowdfunding
What are the benefits?
 New way to raise finance
 UK wide investor reach
 Easier to promote
 Cost effective
 Marketin...
Case studies
What you need to apply...
 Investment description: Around 200 words that outline the idea,
the market and the people that...
Pitch marketing checklist
 Get 10 investors lined up before you
go public
 Prepare emails to send out and
spread the wor...
Creating a buzz
Kieran Garvey
Business Development Manager
kieran@crowdcube.com
07546264903
Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube
Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube
Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube
Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube
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Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube

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Crowdcube is the world's first equity crowdfunding platform enabling businesses to raise finance from the crowd. We currently have over 75,000 registered investors having raised over £27 million for 125 UK businesses. Crowdcube is rapidly expanding internationally with plans to launch in 8 countries over the next 12 months.

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Show Me The Money London 2014 - Presentation by Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager at Crowdcube

  1. 1. Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager kieran@crowdcube.com @Crowdcube
  2. 2.  Funding is extremely difficult to access for most start- ups and early stage businesses  Debt finance not accessible to most early stage/start- ups  Limited access to Venture Capital for small companies  Angels are great but not enough of them – too many great entrepreneurs not enough supply of Angel cash.  Difficult for ordinary people to access investments in private companies The Problem
  3. 3.  Crowdcube is the world’s first and leading equity crowdfunding platform giving entrepreneurs a new way to raise investment  Fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority The Crowdcube solution
  4. 4. The solution - crowdfunding
  5. 5. What are the benefits?  New way to raise finance  UK wide investor reach  Easier to promote  Cost effective  Marketing effect  Crowd feedback  Financial return  ‘Armchair Dragon’  Support friends and family  Participation  Lower/spread risk  Simple to invest
  6. 6. Case studies
  7. 7. What you need to apply...  Investment description: Around 200 words that outline the idea, the market and the people that will make the business a success  Exit strategy: Around 200 words that detail how investors will get their investment back (trade sales, share buy back...)  Business plan: As a PDF that follows this advice  Financial forecasts: As a PDF that meets these requirements  Video: See this guide for details
  8. 8. Pitch marketing checklist  Get 10 investors lined up before you go public  Prepare emails to send out and spread the word  Speak to angels and other investors  Contact loads of blogs and publications  Social media channels Add your pitch URL to your email signature Organise a launch event (e.g. Artisan Burger Company) Send regular updates Put on a webinar for investors Secure 33% of your investment to access the Crowdcube Fund.
  9. 9. Creating a buzz
  10. 10. Kieran Garvey Business Development Manager kieran@crowdcube.com 07546264903

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