EPISODE #160 Cannabis Industry Crowdfunding with Andrew Sears, Business Development Associate at Seedrs
In this episode, we’re joined by Andrew Sears, Business Development Associate at Seedrs - Europe’s biggest crowdfunding platform.
We explore how equity crowdfunding fits into the wider cannabis investment landscape in the UK, and what Seedrs is doing to help UK cannabis startups grow.
📚 VIEW SHOW NOTES AND EXTRAS:
About Andrew Sears
Andrew is originally from Sydney, Australia. Once completing a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Management at The University of Sydney, he distributed medical device instrumentation and implants as a territory manager for a large US HQ'd company, Orthofix. During the Master degree, Andrew worked for Deloitte Ventures which sparked his interest in the start-up ecosystem.
Half English, it seemed a natural fit to move to London, United Kingdom to pursue his interest in early stage company investment. Since moving he's worked as an investment portfolio manager for a foreign direct investment company, investor relations for a B2B focused investment network and now, Seedrs, working with all of the exciting start-ups seeking to top-up their fundraising rounds with the largest equity crowdfunding platform in Europe.
His sectors of interest are in CBD, Proptech, Insurtech and Mobility. He can't wait to continue to help start-ups with Republic's incoming acquisition of Seedrs to become the largest Private Investment Platform in the world.
Connect with Andrew on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewsears
Seedrs Website: http://www.seedrs.com
Seedrs Twitter: http://twitter.com/seedrs