Entrepreneurs can receive a 100,000 Euro investment
Amsterdam, 19 August 2019 – Investment fund Peak Capital, known for investments in Catawiki, IENS and others has opened the application for its second Fundathon. Starting today, startups can register until 8 September for a competition on Friday, October 4th where 5 startups will participate. At the end of the day the winner will receive an investment of 100,000 Euro by Peak Capital via a ‘founder friendly’ convertible note.
After the success of last year with two (!) winners, 5 new startups will get another chance of winning EUR 100k while working on their growth plan with the help of experienced entrepreneurs and investors. Marketplace, platform and SaaS startups can register from today until 8 September via https://fundathon.peak.capital/. The Fundathon will be hosted on 4 October at the office of LessonUp, one of the winners of last year, located in the Hague.
Growth, metrics and talent
During the day, former entrepreneurs will guide the participants on topics such as growth, metrics and talent. During the break-out sessions participants will work on their growth plans with the support of experienced entrepreneurs and investors of Peak Capital. Winner of last year Janneke Plaisier (CEO and co-founder of LessonUp) was very enthusiastic about the setting: “The insights and learnings from the Fundathon were a real eye opener for us. After the Fundathon we made some radical changes which contributed to the acceleration of our growth.”
Win EUR 100.000 funding
At the end of the day, the winner, chosen by a jury consisting of, among others, Heleen Dura van Oord, Stefan Bary and Johan van Mil, will receive a EUR 100,000 investment from Peak Capital in the form of a convertible loan. Due to the ‘founder friendly’ terms, this investment will be attractive for every startup.
“It was not just a lecture with “5 easy steps towards growth. We actually got to work on our growth plan and implement valuable and practical feedback from experts in the field.” says Mark Pluijmen, CEO and co-founder of Batchforce.