How To Masterclass: How to build a startup step-by-step; Revenue & Fundraising

Tuesday 14 November 12:00 – 1:00pm
A step-by-step guide to raising your first investment and finding your first customers. Presented by Ash Rust

About this event

Please note: This is an person event. Venue: E-Lab, Level 0, Sherfield Building (Access next to Great Hall), South Kensington Campus. 

This session will give attendees a step-by-step guide to building your startup from idea to the first revenue and raising your first funding. We will review customer discovery, getting your first version live, charging customers and how the fundraising process works. There will be a general Q&A session at the end for all participants. Lunch will be provided!

Ash Rust is an entrepreneur turned investor. He is the Managing Partner of Sterling Road, a venture fund focused on pre-seed stage B2B companies. He was an advisor to Bullpen Capital and previously worked at Trinity Ventures. Ash has mentored hundreds of startups through accelerator programmes including Y-Combinator, Techstars, Alchemist, and universities such as Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Oxford. Before investing, Ash was co-founder and CEO of SendHub (acquired: Cameo Global, Y-Combinator W12) and Director of Ranking at Klout (acquired: Lithium). Ash earned a Masters in Computer Science from Oxford, served as an Officer in the British Army, and currently resides in San Francisco.


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