Traditionally, if you were looking for additional business funding your first port of call would be to your bank. But, as traditional bank lending has been in decline, a number of alternative funding companies have entered the market, offering you far more options. This workshop will cover some of alternative finance options available to your business including crowdfunding, invoice trading and angel investment and whether they would be a viable choice for your business.
Crowdfunding – Equity
Crowdfunding – Peer to Peer Lending
Business Cash Advance
CDFI Business Loans
The benefits and disadvantages of each
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Our events are fully funded and open to all local businesses, however you will need to complete our registration and enrolment forms in order to participate. Visit our website to complete this online before attending or alternatively, please turn up to your chosen event 15 minutes early to finalise in person.
Richard Conway, Senior Business Finance Advisor
Richard joined the GetSet for Growth East of England team after a successful career as a serial entrepreneur within the IT sector. His biggest success has been founding and growing a software house to a turnover of more than £10million which was successfully sold through private tender. He has also started a successful IT recruitment company, growing it to a turnover of £4million, and a company providing IT services in the insurance sector in Africa. He has also served on the board of a growing software products company as a NED.
Richard has raised finance for several of the companies he has been involved with through Angel Investment, Venture Capital, Banking Relationships and assisted cash flow using Confidential Invoice Discounting.