This comprehensive workshop, led by specialists in their field, will explain the various types of business funds available, including debt, equity, crowdfunding and grants.
We will explain how to get your SME business ready for access to finance, and the documentation you’ll need to prepare to have best chance of securing finance.
Delivered by highly experienced lenders, investors, and recipients of grants, we will delve into tips and tricks which will maximise your possibility of being able to successfully access debt or equity finance.
There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. This event is particularly suited to SMEs.
What: Raising Finance for Business
When: Tuesday 19th November, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Warwick Innovation Centre, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, Warwick, CV34 6UW
The event is aimed at SME Business Owner/Manager, Managing Director, Finance Director, Entrepreneur looking for equity investment, established businesses looking for working capital or investment in expensive assets.
Attendees will gain a broader knowledge and understanding of the types of finance available to SME business, together with tips and tricks for maximising the possibility of being able to successfully access debt or equity.
09.15am – Registration and networking
09.30am – Welcome and introductions
10.00am – Getting the right funds – Grants, Equity, Debt, R&D Tax credit
10.15am – Preparing for finance
10.25am – Grant funding and applications
10.55am – Growth Hub: a gateway to support
11.00am – Refreshment break
11.15am – Equity Investments and Investor requirements
11.30am – Debt Finance: options and funders requirements
11.50am – Crowd Funding: an overview
12.10pm – Q &A and Feedback
12.30pm – Close
Please sign up using the link below, and feel free to pass this onto internal colleagues and external contacts.
For your information a complementary event, Grant Writing – Apply for Grants, will take place in the same location on the same day (November 19th) from 1:30pm – 3:30pm.
These workshops are delivered as part of the Business Ready programme to support tech based and knowledge intensive small businesses, with high growth potential based in the Coventry & Warwickshire LEP area.
This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, forming part of the CW Business: Start, Grow and Scale Programme.