Francesca O'Brien

As Head of Private Markets at SyndicateRoom, Francesca O’Brien helps startups gear up to fundraise and leads the team that prepares investment opportunities. She is responsible for management of dealflow and liaison with entrepreneurs. She also heads up the Associate team at SyndicateRoom. Fran previously worked with the legal team responsible for preparing victim and witness statements for the Leveson Inquiry, and within the schools and education department of London Borough of Ealing council. A graduate of St John’s College, Cambridge, Fran joined SyndicateRoom to immerse herself in the unique challenge and buzz that comes from being part of a rapidly growing company, within an emerging and fluid industry. She is interested in all aspects of psychology, especially those related to business and behaviours. Follow @SyndicateRoom on Twitter and Facebook.


The A-Z of Funding Your Startup in 26 Words

You’ve set up a fledgling of a business, found enough support to get you over the first hurdles and you’re ready to progress to the next stage. You’re considering raising money on an online investment…