Raising Finance for Business Growth

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Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 - 09:30 to 13:00

Raising Finance for Business Growth


Business Ready Programme


Judges Dining & Drawing Room
Shire Hall, Market Square, Warwick CV34 4RL
United Kingdom

Looking to grow your business or invest in new assets?  What finance and funds are available?

  • Do you want to understand the funding options for different types of businesses?
  • Do you want independent advice from a funding specialist?
  • Would you like to know about potential grant funding available?
  • Would you like to know how to write a good funding application?
  • Are you looking to raise at least £10,000 to grow your business?
  • Are you based in Coventry & Warwickshire and a small business looking to grow?
  • Are you a technology or innovation led business or a business in a rural location?

If you answered positively to any of these questions then you should attend!

This comprehensive workshop will help you understand what type of funds are most appropriate for your business, and how best to access those funds.

This free seminar for SMEs will offer you the opportunity to hear from a panel of local specialists about the different funding options available for different types of businesses; understand more about grant funding options and how to apply, as well as to learn more about equity and crowd funding options.

This event will equip you with the information you need to access relevant finance to unlock economic growth for your business. Speakers will include representatives from Warwickshire County Council and the University of Warwick Science Park.


https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/raising-finance-for-business-growth-registration-38766853703 or contact businessready@uwsp.co.uk or 024 7632 3121


  • 9.30 - Registration and Coffee
  • 10.00 - Welcome and Introduction to the session 
  • 10.15 - Getting the right funds for you – Grants, Equity, Debt, R&D tax credits
  • 10.30 - Preparing for Finance
  • 10.40 - Grant Funding and applications
  • 11.15 - Break
  • 11.30 - Equity Investments and Investor requirements
  • 11.45 - Debt Finance options and funder requirements
  • 12.05 - Crowd funding overview
  • 12.25 - Q & A and Feedback
  • 12.40 - Close & Lunch

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