In her latest Huffington Post column, Entrepreneurs Network programmes director Annabel Denham speaks to the charismatic Seedrs founder Jeff Lynn about Andy Murray, GQ, and why he set up here rather than in sunny Silicon Valley.
“Lynn saw the concept of people putting their personal money behind businesses that interest them as the future of finance. Perhaps such vision is necessary if you’ve made it your mission to shake up the finance industry. Disruption, after all, is all about risk-taking, trusting intuition and rejecting the status quo.
“Crowdfunding can certainly help entrepreneurs raise funds when they need it most. Let’s hope it continues its rise from a niche to the main financier of small businesses. With over 500,000 new companies being started in Britain every year, our entrepreneurs need all the support they can get.”
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