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Should You Crowdfund Your Business?


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Should You Crowdfund Your Business?

Successful crowdfunding campaigns create a compelling narrative, turn your network and customers into shareholders, and entice new investors into backing your company.

Eureeca is the most widely regulated crowdfunding company in existence, operating across the UAE, UK, Netherlands and Malaysia with more countries in the pipeline.
Join us to learn more about how your business can benefit from crowdfunding

Also hear from Marie-Christine Luijckx from Fruitful Day, a UAE success story and Creative Zone client that is currently raising funds on Eureeca.

Capital at Risk. Investing in start-ups and early stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio.



    Marie-Christine Luijckx

    Managing Director, Fruitful Day

    Marie-Christine is the Managing Director of Fruitful Day, a business that delivers delicious and thoughtfully-curated selections of fresh fruit to workplaces and homes across the UAE. She has been living in Dubai for 13 years and has a background in finance. Through the creation of Fruitful Day, she is leveraging her business knowledge to help UAE’s workplaces and families become healthier and happier. Marie-Christine has a degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Notre-Dame in Indiana and a Masters in Applied Economics from the University of Michigan in the USA. She is a board member of the local Entrepreneur Organization Accelerator chapter. Fruitful Day received a high commendation for Start-Up Business of the Year at the 2017 Gulf Capital SME Awards.

    Robert-Jan Ebbenhout

    General Manager, Eureeca

    Robert-Jan is a financial services professional with over 15 years of international investments and asset management experience. Having started his career working for the first online broker in the Netherlands servicing high net worth clients, Robert-Jan continued to manage corporate and some of the largest institutional client accounts globally for top-tier asset management firms in multiple regions and countries. He is currently Eureeca's General Manager after having led the Eureeca investor relations department since 2016.

    Siddarth Dalamal

    Head of Investor Relations, Eureeca

    Prior to joining Eureeca, Siddarth was an entrepreneur for 8 years, building a home services company which he exited via a trade sale in 2018. He has also founded a software and marketing agency and started his career working for Scottish & Newcastle in the UK, Europe and US, where he was responsible for managing Commercial Finance for over 600 outlets.

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