Get Funded via Crowdfunding with Arno Smit (FundedByMe)

Mar 5, 2020, 3:30 – 6:30 PM

Cape Town

Workshop 17, Watershed, 17 Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, Cape Town, 8001

Arno Smit is the founder of FundedbyMe. FundedByMe is a global company that provides equity crowdfunding opportunities for entrepreneurs and investment opportunities for private investors. Data-driver decision-maker, Arno is originally from Namibia, living in Sweden and will meet us in Cape Town to inspire us towards our goals.

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About this event

Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host Arno Smit, founder of FundedByMe. FundedByMe provides equity crowdfunding opportunities for entrepreneurs and investment opportunities for private investors. They facilitate the raising of capital for businesses that need it and businesses who want it. They have raised more than €60 million across 500 companies all over the world.

  • As we discover more about Arno, we will learn about the ins and outs of a company like FundedByMe.
  • You'll gain the tools and methods to validate your business idea - evaluate whether your ideas can become a profitable business and if you should reiterate or pivot.
  • We will talk about the power of crowdfunding to validate and fund your idea.
  • It will give you the necessary knowledge and tools to measure the most important metrics, which are often overlooked.
  • It will help you gain actual time and real customers. Operationally set up in a very practical manner, FundedByMe looks at turning potential into reality. 
  • It will expose to the many different ways to get investment or/and to raise capital by yourself. 

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