24th January: Luke Lang
Luke Lang co-founded Crowdcube in February 2011. Crowdcube is the world’s first and most successful investment crowdfunding platform. It enables entrepreneurs to bypass the traditional business angel, venture capital or bank finance routes, giving them greater control and access to more investors. The company has amassed a community of more than 120,000 savvy investors, raising over £51 million of equity finance for 178 British business including easyProperty (raised £1.4 million), River Cottage (raised £1 million) and the Eden Project (raised £1.5 million in 24 hours).
Luke specialises in marketing and public relations and has professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He has experience working in blue chip and start-up companies as well as running his own marketing consultancy.