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Learn from Apprentice Winner & Channel4 Secret Millionaire how to get funde...
Thu 23 February 2017, 15:00 – 17:30 GMT
Wondering what it takes to secure a successful investor on board and why an angel is more that just money? Want to know how to pitch your business right and what the most common mistakes entrepreneurs make when talk to Investors? Believe that you are really building something unique and want the world to learn about it, but don't know how to enter Top-tier Media?
Guests to this session will answer all these and many other questions!
'Businesses fail not because of lack of clients, but because of lack of cash!' Mike Green (C4 Secret Millionaire)
'Getting an investment from Lord Sugar provided me not only with money, but with a priceless mentorship. It also helped my business to grow a few times faster and better', Mark Wright (BBC Apprentice Winner)
SO, if you want to know what you need to secure investment, make sure to attend this free session with great famous speakers.
To provide with a chance to implement your knowledge, we'll provide you with an opportunity to meet over 50 funders!
This event welcomes businesses across all industries, from startups to scaleups to get necessary support to grow your business. All attendees to the event will have an ample opportunity to liaise with representatives of various leading financial institutions to discuss their funding options and growth pathways.
Chelsey Baker (UK's top Pitching Expert)
Chelsey is recognised as one of the UK’s leading business mentors, author of "The Pocket Mentor" book and founder of Broadcasting Your Business the pitch, press and publicity programme which has generated millions of pounds in sales and publicity for her clients. Having won the British Bankers' Association’s "Excellence in Enterprise Mentoring Award" at BAFTA and the prestigious title of "Business Mentor of the Year" awarded by Start Your Business magazine she is a mentor to hundreds of businesses throughout the UK. Her sales, PR & marketing mentoring is well known to deliver outstanding results helping start-ups and SME’s raise their profiles and increase profits.
Mike Green (C4 Secret Millionaire)
Since appearing in The Secret Millionaire in 2012, Mike has been involved in the growth and development of many businesses & entrepreneurs, providing investment as well as advice, mentoring and the development of clear strategic plans. Mike is now also CEO and Founder of his own company and Growth Accelerator, Mike Greene Investments. It aims to provide a platform to connect sophisticated investors with early stage or growing ventures.
Julie Thompson Dredge (PR Guru)
Julie Thompson Dredge has a long background in lifestyle and technology PR, having worked in agencies large and small since 2002. As Founder of Frame PR, a specialist agency for UK start-ups, from micro businesses to scale-ups, she introduces the most ambitious start-ups to the business and mainstream media. Julie has worked on brands from Yahoo, Logitech, Indiegogo, Wix, and Entrepreneur First, in both Paris and London over the last 15 years.
Mark Wright (BBC Apprentice Winner)
Mark Wright is an influential entrepreneur and self-taught digital marketing specialist, renowned for his success in winning BBC’s The Apprentice 2014. In securing the winners title, Mark went on to find and develop one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, Climb Online, in partnership with Lord Sugar.
As the most successful business to have been founded by an Apprentice winner to date, Climb Online turned over an impressive £1.7 million and secured contracts with over 200 businesses from across the UK and overseas in its first year of trading, and went on to double this success in its second year, boasting a client base of 400 plus and a turnover in excess of £4 million. With a sincere drive for growth, Mark now plans to transform Climb Online into a global business – with South Africa, Australia and Dubai firmly in sight.
This event is a part of the Business Funding annual exhibition. Hence, you'll also have an ultimate opportunity to meet companies like:
Pitch your business or get a bespoke advice from:
- Angel Investment Network
- Hambro Perks
- EDGE Capital
- London Business Angels
- Oxford Investment Opportunity Network
- Startup Funding Club
Free Ticket will give you access to all our exhibitors at the show, experts talks and 1-2-1 Investment Clinics at the annual Business Funding Show event from 3 to 5.30pm.
Arina Osiannaya - the founder The Business Funding Events (The only place where you can meet top-finance providers on a regular basis) and Osmond Dsilva, Tech City Coffee Meetups (Chef of coffee with a smell of money…)
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