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Riverside Innovation Centre

Castle Drive

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Designed to equip participants with the foundation skills in finance. The session will largely focus on equity investment but will also cover:

  • Understanding the impact accessing finance could have on the growth of your business
  • Identifying and explaining the range of different finance products and types available
  • The key requirements for becoming investment ready, focusing on business planning, financial forecasting and modelling, approaching funders and funder requirements, and investor pitching
  • Introductions to funders. This will include a wide spectrum of sources including business angel funding, venture capital, traditional banks plus emerging 'challenger' banks, asset-based lenders, peer-to-peer lenders/crowd funders, Cheshire and Warrington specific funds such as the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and GM and Cheshire Life Sciences Fund

Lunch will be provided.



Eligibility Criteria

Please note that to attend this event you must be signed up to the ERDF funded Cheshire & Warrington Business Growth Programme. To find out more about the 12 hours of fully funded support from the progamme and to register please email: businessgrowth@chester.ac.uk or call: 01244 512381

To be eligible to apply for support from the growth programme you must be:

• Small – your new business must be an SME. An SME has under 250 staff, turnover of £45 million and any ownership by a wider commercial group is below 25%
• Local – your business address is within the Cheshire East, the Cheshire West and Chester, or the Warrington council areas
• B2B – you must be (or plan to be) trading business-to-business and not selling directly to consumers



Parking

There is parking available at the Little Roodee car park which is a short walk from the Riverside Innovation Centre. If you need a disabled parking space please contact the organiser and request one.

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