[LRUG] London and tech investment for not-a-startup

Steve Tooke steve.tooke at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 07:43:24 PDT 2013


I have no experience of using them at all, but
https://www.fundingcircle.com/ might be of interest?


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Simon Morley <simon at polkaspots.com> wrote:

> Afternoon all
>
> We're trying to raise some cash for a new project and I've just discovered
> I know so little about such things, I might as well walk outside and try
> and get mugged.
>
> I've been through all the online resources. Hung out at various convenient
> tech venues and we've met two potential investors this week, both are
> interested.
>
> I don't really know what I'm letting myself in for, neither do I have a
> clue whether these people I've met are the right fit and can help us
> achieve what we're want to. (I realise you can't help with the latter.) I
> need to be picky but if I spend too long mulling over it, the opportunity
> will be lost.
>
> Considering how fashionable it seems call yourself a 'startup', I wondered
> whether we'd be best start a new venture... But I'm proud we've been around
> 9 years, even though we're still tiny.
>
> Can any of you share your experiences? Good and bad. London might be great
> place to run a tech business but it's certainly not an easy place to find
> decent tech investors. Or maybe I'm not looking hard enough.
>
> If you want to discuss off chat, I'll happily buy you at least one beer.
>
> Simon
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