Type: Equity-based crowdfunding
Equity-based crowdfunding - geography: United Kingdom
CO. no.: Na.
Regulated as of: 2014
Regulator: Financial Conduct Authority
VentureFounders is a UK-based equity investment platform designed to make Angel and Venture Capital style investing more accessible, affordable and transparent.
We believe that this market should be open to all who can afford and understand the risk associated with early stage investment. As an investor through VentureFounders, you can invest from a minimum of £1,000 in some of the UK?s fastest growing and most exciting companies.
With a solid foundation in financial services expertise, the VentureFounders team is comprised of FCA approved, highly skilled investment professionals with extensive private equity, investment management and business growth experience.
Description: James has 14 years of private equity, investment banking and startup experience. He started his career at J.P. Morgan and was then approached to join Montagu Private Equity. He held directorships in a number of Montagu's portfolio investments and was responsible for all their financing activities. He has also launched a number of successful startups.
Description: Paul has 15 years of investment banking, corporate advisory and startup experience. He started his career at J.P. Morgan followed by Merrill Lynch leading multinational corporate finance deals. He has successfully launched a number of startup businesses, holds several board positions and provides advisory services to a range of international businesses.
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Sophisticated investors will demand a model that bridges the gap between crowdfunding and Private Equity: https://t.co/5CE2sIfJPy
As Crowdfunding becomes more embedded into the corporate finance eco-system of the UK, the likelihood is that we?ll see more people investing ever more larger sums. Equally, we?ll see new platforms, developing models that suit the ?high rollers.?
Venture Founders offers one such model . Founded by James Codling and Paul Moravek ? both with backgrounds in investment banking and corporate finance ? this is a platform that retains many of the key elements of crowdfunding while restricting its service to ?sophisticated investors.?
As James Codling explains, the objective of Venture Founders is to provide investors with an opportunity to invest in fast-growth companies ? businesses that are already generating revenues but in search of additional cash to fund their progress along the growth curve.
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