Raising Finance for Business #CWBF2019

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Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:30

Raising Finance for Business #CWBF2019


UWSP: Business Ready Programme


Warwick Innovation Centre
Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 6UW
United Kingdom

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



  • 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.


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