LISTEN OUT LOUD – FRIDAY 13:00 pm – 13:10 pm
Adam will talk about the funding landscape for UK startups and scaleups with a particular focus on the role of crowdfunding, having worked on crowdfunding campaigns that have raised over £30m in equity and debt capital. If you want to understand the benefits and pitfalls of raising investment through the crowd, then this is the talk for you!
After founding his own tech business, Adam worked for the world’s first equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, helping companies outside of the capital raise over £30m.
Now working with a hyper-growth VC backed Australian tech scale-up SafetyCulture with their European HQ in Manchester, Adam also supports a number of social entrepreneurship projects and remains a supporter of Manchester business, mainly in the start up scene.
Adam GillettPartnerships Manager Europe