Connectd is expanding into the United States.
The platform for managing and growing relationships between startups, investors and advisors says an initial launch in Florida is slated for December 1st.
Founder and CEO Roei Samuel sold his first company RealSport – one of the biggest eSports platforms globally – in a multi-million-pound deal at the age of 26. He went on to become an angel investor and realised how difficult it was for both startups and investors to connect, which is why he founded Connectd.
His company has experienced 4x year-on-year growth since inception in 2021.
“Connectd brings something to the US early-stage space that no-one else offers: connecting all three sides of the early-stage ecosystem – startups, investors and advisors,” said Samuel.
“Speaking to US founders, we saw a real appetite and need for breaking down the traditional barriers between themselves and not just investors, but also advisors and independent directors who can support their growth journeys.
“Our deep set of reporting tools and real time data insights provide an unrivalled platform, allowing lightning quick communication between startups and their investors and advisors, which is key to strengthening what are the most important relationships founders have.”
The Connectd platform will go live in the US from December 1st, followed by a launch party at Mana Tech’s Miami HQ on January 17 to kick off Connectd’s US expansion.
“We’ve already built some amazing partnerships with like-minded organisations such as Mana Tech and are excited to see what the US has in store for Connectd,” added Samuel.
“We are incredibly passionate about empowering the early-stage ecosystem globally, by supporting founders to find the support, tools and community to maintain and grow their most important relationships.
“We’ve already helped thousands in the UK & Europe to reach their goals, whether that be startups finding investment to accelerate their growth, or supporting advisors to forge a career in the early-stage space, and we can’t wait to help those within the US early-stage ecosystem to excel.”