Chris Burge is CEO of Spark CrowdFunding, an equity investment platform based in Dublin. The platform facilitates the equity investment into SMEs and start-ups through a blended mix of VCs, Angels, HNWs and ‘the crowd’. Chris has been an active investor in a number of businesses over the years and is a mentor for start-up businesses. Chris has started a number of successful businesses over the years. Earlier in Chris’ career he was an engineer and has worked across the world in countries in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe.