How Not to Kill a Unicorn presented by Berkeley Rowe

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  • Over 18
  • Tue, 2nd May 2023 @ 18:30 - 20:30
  • 18:30 - 20:30

This exciting event is perfect for businesses and investors who want to learn more about the challenges they may face during their journey from fundraising to exit.

Berkeley Rowe's expert panel will guide you through the most relevant issues faced by entrepreneurs, including how to develop a minimum viable product PoC, MVP or product perfect, scalability for global expansion, and the differences between equity and debt financing. We'll also cover lessons learned and common mistakes to avoid on your entrepreneurial journey.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and network with other entrepreneurs and investors.

Topics of discussions:

  • When to take the plunge and become 'An Entrepreneur'.
  • Investment raising: What do investors want and how to pitch for it.
  • Scalability, Debt v Equity Funding and Exit strategies.
  • The Nature of Things: Knowledge sharing, ESG investing and promoting minority founders.


Leonard Scudder

  • international lawyer
  • business advisor
  • advocate for change

Kari Chaudry

  • UK/US fund manager
  • investment equalitarian

Thomas Lindup

  • CEO / solicitor
  • velocity capital
  • velocity juice

Chrissie Woolfe

  • business advisor
  • career change coach
  • Dubai-based lawyer

Arnold Du Toit

  • family office
  • venture builder
  • founder: WeSprint

With a guest presentation from free legal advisory OBE Legal inc. Catalegal

This event open to both members and non-members. Tickets are complimentary and include a welcome drink.




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This event open to both members and non-members. Tickets are complimentary and include a welcome drink.

18:30 - 20:30 Free admission



44 Great Cumberland Place, W1H 7BS


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  • Written by Stuart

    Rating: 4


    Visited 10 months ago
    This was the first time I had been to one of these events. So unsure of what to expect. It was informative, enlightening and entertaining with some interesting lessons shared. Illuminating! S
  • Written by Karina

    Rating: 5


    Visited 10 months ago
    excellent ! Thank you Design my night