This crowdfunding event is aimed at anyone interested in raising finance for their business idea using crowdfunding – equity, debt and reward.

It will aim to explain which is the most appropriate platform and what is needed before, during and after; alongside tips on how to create a successful campaign.

This FREE event is designed to help start-ups and entrepreneurs better understand the opportunities and risks associated with Crowd Funding.

Crowd Funding is set to overtake venture capital as funds raised through the platform exceeded $34.4 billion across the globe in 2015 and show no signs of slowing. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are taking advantage of this new, flexible funding style, and the range of platforms around vary in set-up, aims and function.

This event is being hosted by Allia Future Business Centre, who provide work space and enterprise support to ventures who make a positive impact on people and planet in both Cambridge and Peterborough.

Supported by Crowdcube this event presents a unique opportunity to find out how crowdfunding could work for your business, and to understand the finer points of distinction between platforms.

Speakers include:

  • Mike Royston – Senior Business Development Manager, Crowdcube
  • Ivan Hoo – Investment Analyst, Crowdcube
  • Paul Hughes, Head of Venture Development, Allia
  • Neil Prem, Head of Enterprise Engagement, Allia

You can register  for this event by clicking here, or by contacting the FBC Events team on or 01223 781 200.

The event will be taking place on Wednesday 27th July at the Future Business Centre Cambridge, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY.