Join the Young Arab Leaders (YAL) as they kickstart the Entrepreneur Journey Series 2016 with an exciting session with Chris Thomas, Eureeca Co-Founder & CEO. EJS is organized by Young Arab Leaders in strategic partnership with In5 Innovation Centre aimed at educating & providing entrepreneurs with tools to launch or scale their startups
Key Points of Discussion:
- The Importance of external capital
- Debt versus equity
- The financing journey: from ideation to exit - Discussion on the stages of growth/development & business goals & the advised corresponding financing option
Chris Thomas, Co-Founder & CEO at Eureeca
Chris has over 10 years experience setting up and running businesses. He exited his last major business, an FCA-regulated online brokerage with 60 staff in 12 countries, in 2010. He has provided various angel investments, owning two online businesses and a property company in Brazil. He, along with his business partner, Sam Quawasmi, launched Eureeca in 2013.
Eureeca is the first global equity crowdfunding platform. It enables members of its investor network, who range from casual and angel investors to institutional firms, to buy shares in growth-oriented businesses, while providing operational businesses with crucial access to capital.