York Firms to Stand Out from the Crowd


City of York Council has teamed up with York Science Park to welcome highly regarded speakers to share their knowledge with York firms over a free business lunch on Thursday 10 April at York Science Park.

The event gives companies a chance to hear from top Crowdfunding experts from Seedrs and Rebuilding Society and to learn how to how to pitch for investment on a Crowdfunding site.

Renowned speakers Frank Webster, who is Senior Investment Associate at Seedrs and Julian Wells, Marketing Manager, Rebuilding Society will give an introduction to Crowdfunding and talk about the latest developments in the sector. The keynote speaker for the event is access to finance expert Peter Beresford of the widely respected North Yorkshire business development and funding solutions firm RedSky.

Kim Hodgson, Business Development Manager at York Science Park said: “The event is a great way to find out more about this rapidly expanding form of business finance. There will be a chance to discuss you business needs on a 1:1 basis with investment platforms or simply come along to find out more about Crowdfunding and how it works”.

The event is limited to 50 attendees so firms are encouraged to book their free place as soon as possible. For more information on the event or to book tickets call the Science Park on 01904 435100 or visit


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