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Asset 1005


How to invest in Start Ups - or - How to Waste your Money - ?

A small start up funded via Seedrs in 2016 and then refunded 2017; valued at £750k. In 2018 it closed. No fuss, just closed by compulsory strike off. No accounts since initial accounts for Jan 2016. £140k down the pan. We could have helped investors avoid their loss. It was, put simply, a very pointless idea. 

It did make me laugh out loud when I came across it. You know the sort of business idea - ' Hey - you know the internet, well we have developed an app and it's really useful and it turns something that was 20C into the something 21C'. The problems arrive when you see that it does no such thing. In fact its only reason for being is the internet  - well that and to...

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Friday March 15, 2019

Hardman and Co’s Brian Moretta in conversation with ECF Buzz Founder Rob Murray Brown on start up investing, equity crowdfunding and what’s a good read.