Zoom Dive Recordings | Alternative models for funding your startup

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Dan Simmons is the founder of Propelia, the only UK early-stage business accelerator that’s designed around achieving Founder Market Fit. In this hour-long Zoom Dive, Dan talks to our founder Carolyn Dailey about how he’s helping new founders get their start in business.

This session is packed full of useful information about different funding models – useful if you’re a creative entrepreneur just starting out with your idea. You’ll get lots of tips and insights about what to consider when looking for investment, including mistakes to avoid.

You’ll also discover Dan’s business backstory, why he decided to launch a ‘record label for ideas’ and how he thinks we should be funding the creative businesses of the future.


Zoom Dives are lively, thought-provoking conversations between our founder, Carolyn Dailey, and hand-picked business experts in the creative industry. Each session contains tips and strategies to help your creative business succeed. Fancy catching our next Zoom Dive, live? Check out our Events calendar and sign up for free.