Pedro Madeira After doing a BA and MPhil in Philosophy, I became fascinated by the M&A and investment industry and went to work for Mergermarket, a provider of M&A information. My time there was a steep learning curve. During that period I also completed the IMC (Investment Management Certificate), awarded by the CFA society, passing both exams at the first attempt. I moved to Beauhurst (formerly UKFunders) because I was interested in joining a smaller, earlier-stage, fast-growing company in the financial information space. At Beauhurst I am responsible for coordinating the research team, collaborating closely with the sales and software development teams, monitoring the quality of our data and exploring new and exciting avenues for data expansion. Specialties: Venture capital, Angel investment, Business funding, Equity, Debt, Grants, Leadership, Financial analysis, Financial research, Editorship, Business strategy, Start-ups, Business start-up
  • Broadening horizons for crowdfunding platforms Equity crowdfunding platforms are joining forces more and more, in a variety of ways, with established players within the ecosystem. But could the platforms have more ambitious aims in the background? How the platforms currently make money   As you would expect, enabling investors to buy shares in fast-growing private companies is still the bread […] 6 min read 19. April 2016