Goncalo de Vasconcelos (MBA 2010) and Tom Britton (MBA 2012), alumni of Cambridge Judge Business School and Founders of SyndicateRoom, are mentioned in this article featuring their platform.
SyndicateRoom recently closed its latest funding round which drew in £3.1 million to fund its ambitious expansion policy, the article says.
Goncalo and Tom met by chance at a networking event in Cambridge:
“The idea for SyndicateRoom stemmed from our belief that the crowd should be offered the same investment opportunities as those being invested in by experienced early stage investors. In a space where valuations and terms are near on impossible to calculate, combining the wisdom of the experienced investors with the power of the crowd provides investors with an added layer of due diligence (for both lead investor and crowd). It provides the companies with the guidance of the experienced members and the network of a much wider audience.” Tom says.
“Much of crowdfunding is about small amounts of cash to support what I call social enterprise. The syndicate room is different because it is all about using the business know-how and due diligence of the professional class of large-scale private investors.” Goncalo says.
Read the full article [altfi.com]