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Tamil Association of Professionals Entrepreneurship Seminar 2016

Event Details

  • Address

    Google Campus London at 4-5 Bonhill St, London EC2A 4BX

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  • Date

    Friday 16th September 2016

  • Time

    18:00 - 21:00

TAP are hosting their third annual Entrepreneur Seminar; “How to Fund Your Business”.

This event differs from other events they have run throughout the year in that the focus will be to educate the community on the basics of fund raising, and better understand what venture capitalists are looking for when considering to invest in business.

TAP have assembled a panel with industry expertise in Venture Capital and Small Business funding to provide you with the knowledge and insight to help you get started.

This is a registration-only event, being hosted by TAP at the Google Campus London at 4-5 Bonhill St, London EC2A 4BX.

6:00 pm – Doors Open

6:30 pm – Fundraising 101
– Budgeting
– Valuation
– Funding

7:30 pm – Venture Capital Panel Discussion
Arnie Srikandarajah (Early Stage Investor/Forbes 30Under30 2016)
Koby Yogaretnam (“The Launch Pad” TV Show / Ideal Incubator)
Eeswaran Navaratnam (01 Ventures)
Karan Shanmugarajah – Moderator (TAP Director)

8:30 pm – Networking
9:00 pm – Close

Panelist Biographies

Arnie Sriskandarajah
Arnie is currently the head of corporate venturing for Capco – a leading FTSE 250, and formerly built a seed investment fund to deploy capital into 7 tech ventures. He was a founding team member of HelloFresh ($2.3bn) and a senior exec at Rocket Internet. Arnie was recently listed in Forbes30under30 and Wired 100.

Eeswaran Navaratnam
Eeswaran is currently a co-founder and managing partner of 01Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund that invests in deep technology companies across Europe. Prior to founding 01Ventures, Eeswaran spent several years as a Director and Consultant specialising in tech growth and business transformation, and prior to that as a trader at Schneider’s.

Koby Yogaretnam
Koby is an internationally trained business consultant currently judging Tamil entrepreneurs on The Launchpad Show – the first Tamil Dragons Den style show in 2015.  He is also serving as EMEA Market Development Lead for the Ideal Incubator. Koby also formerly founded two businesses and was voted Most Influential Tamil of 2015 by the first online Tamil lifestyle magazine.

Registration Details
Due to the event being hosted at Google Campus London, only those who register (via Eventbrite) will be allowed entry. With limited space, registration is first come first served. This event is likely to be very popular, so please register early.

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