Join 11,000th Melbourne Silicon Beacher Karen Finch (co-founder and CEO of Legally Yours) and Wes Young (co-founder & non executive director of Legally Yours), for a very special ‘fireside chat’. Walk away with valuable tips and tricks about attracting the right investment for your startup.
Karen & Wes will be talking about –
* Things startups can do to attract investment and scale quickly
* How to tell if the investors you are talking to are ‘angels’ or ‘demons’
* What startups should be doing to attract the RIGHT type of investment
* all the different types of investment opportunities out there
There will be plenty of time for Q & A so bring your toughest questions! You know the questions you were itching to ask but didn’t know who to ask or were too afraid to ask.
Wes sits on the board of an early stage global VC company (Cataliize) and has worked as an in-house counsel and advisor for publicly listed companies across Australia. Wes was also Senior Counsel and Strategist for one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs, and has extensive experience working in state and federal government. As well as being a Co-Director of Legally Yours, Wes is the Founder of SmartUp, a consultancy specifically designed to support startups through the scaling process and assisting them to secure the right investment at the right time.
Connect with Wes on LinkedIn http://bitly.com/WesYoung
Checkout Cataliize at https://cataliize.com/
Karen is a winner! Not only was she the lucky 11,000th Silicon Beacher and won the right to hold this event as her prize, she also won the annual Creative Cubes / MYOB pitch competition last year and now enjoys 12 months membership at Creative Cubes as part of that prize. As the CEO of Legally Yours, Karen is achieving her dream to create easy, online access to legal services throughout Australia, and is building the nation’s number 1 independent online legal marketplace that connects community with fixed-fee lawyers across all areas of law.
Connect with Karen on LinkedIn http://bitly.com/KarenFinch
Checkout Legally Yours at https://www.legallyyours.com.au/
Here’s a video chat from Creative Cubes vlog for you to learn more about Legally Yours – https://creativecubes.co/vlog/legally-yours-marketplace/
Venue Partner for this event is CoWork Me, St Kilda
Ask their friendly team about exclusive coworking rates for Silicon Beachers.
Photo credit (tittle photo):
City of Melbourne/ That Startup Show /Photographer Wren Steiner
Please note both Silicon Beach and Legally Yours media teams will be videoing and taking photos at this special event. Please be aware that when you RSVP you give consent for these to be posted on Meetup and our social media channels as well as those of our event partners & sponsors