Startup Life

The state of pre-seed funding

Wed 24 May 2023 / 12:00 (BST), 13:00 (CEST)

About the event

Do you have a breakthrough idea you’re eager to bring to life? Whether you’re gearing up to ride the GenAI wave or tackling the climate crisis, you’ll (probably) need pre-seed funding to get started. But when’s the right time to raise money? Where can you find the right investors? This Sifted Talks will explore how to effectively raise — and spend — your pre-seed round.

We'll be discussing

  1. The pre-seed landscape in 2023
  2. Identifying the right time to start raising money
  3. What fundraising options are open to you
  4. How to ensure you’re finding the best investors

Moderators & Speakers

Amy Lewin
Amy Lewin

Editor @ Sifted

Tayga Baltacioglu
Tayga Baltacioglu

Cofounder & CEO @ Debite

Kira Unger
Kira Unger

Cofounder & CEO @ Pocketlaw

Maria Rotilu
Maria Rotilu

Principal and First Cheque Fund Manager @ Octopus Ventures