ideaSpace Start-up Stories: with Simon Ellington, Co-founder of Ko-fi


Hear from Simon Ellington about cutting loose from his corporate career and starting crowdfunding website, Ko-fi. He'll be sharing his advice for anyone on a similar journey.

Dates Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 14:00 to 15:00
Venue Online
Contact Name ideaSpace
Email west@ideaspace.cam.ac.uk
Contact Phone 01223 330974
Website Event website

Event details:

Simon Ellington is Co-founder of the crowdfunding website Ko-fi, a platform allowing a fast and free way for content creators, artists and influencers to fund their passions online. 

Simon is an experienced marketeer and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and business. He knows how to make a business stand out from the get-go and will discuss the lessons he's learnt from his own Start-up journey and share advice on how to market your Start-up. In particular, he will touch on...

  • The lessons he learned from one of his start-ups that failed - lessons he has applied to starting and running Ko-Fi
  • When to persevere and when to pivot, and what happens when you pivot too much!
  • Self doubt and the difficulties of cutting loose and letting go of a corporate career
  • How to market your Start-up

So join us online to hear Simon's story, hosted by Ben Hartley, Head of ideaSpace. There will be time for questions - so make sure you come armed with yours!

Find out more and sign up: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/start-up-stories-simon-ellington-ko-fi-ti...

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