June 2015 - Venture Capital for Technology Companies: An Update for Q1 2015

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Dear Bootlawyers

Venture Capital for Technology Companies – An Update for Q1 2015

Venture Capital can be a tricky business. Not only do you need to have a business / idea with potential, but then you are in the position of deciding which VC to approach, when to approach that VC, how much money to raise, is the market for investment favourable in your sector........the list goes on and on. Luckily, we have an expert to hand!

For our next Bootlaw session, we welcome back Andrew Hutt, Associate Director, Ascendant Corporate Finance. Having been both a software entrepreneur and accountant, Andy has experience raising finance on “both sides” of the investment divide.  Prior to joining Ascendant in 2012, Andy has held senior roles in PWC, BOC and Deloitte.

Andy will present on the trends in the UK/Irish VC investment in technology businesses with an update for Q1 2015. This will, amongst others, provide you with topical and current information on the number of companies receiving investment and the value of money being invested, what sectors are attracting investors, the most active investors, the biggest deals, London vs Rest of UK/Ireland and practical steps for raising VC. This is – yet another - Bootlaw session that you cannot afford to miss!

When:  Monday, 22 June 2015, 6:30pm for a 7pm start.

Where: Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES