Raising Finance is a hot topic for anyone starting or growing a business.
We have invited financial experts and experienced entrepreneurs to discuss their insights, tips and pro's and cons' of raising finance from banks, business angels and venture capitalists.
Our experts include:-
• Senake Atureliya, Founder of www.piefinance.com, The PIE Micro-Investment platform offers viable start-up companies who do not yet meet the requirements of the existing angel investment community direct access to the resources and funding they need to progress with no up front costs. The highly automated solution reduces risk, increase the investor audience to include suppliers and provides transparency to enable investment in a sector currently starved of investment.
• Guest Speaker from GLE one London, the co-ordinators of the Croydon Enterprise Loan Fund . The team offer finance readiness support, access to loan finance and are currently developing a business angel network.
• Gary Moore, from the Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking will give you an overview of the range of bank finance options available from opening an account, to managing an overdraft or taking out a loan to grow your business.
The discussion will cover how you present your business case, what pitfalls you want to avoid and any other burning questions you might want to ask. We encourage discussion and interaction throughout the event so you leave with all the right info to hand!
Striding Out events are unique because they are facilitated by a Business Coach. The coach will get to know you and your business, and support and connect you to accelerate your success. Find out more about One to One Coaching and Group Coaching
Find out more and register here to attend:
Official Website: http://www.stridingout.co.uk/networking-events/croydon.html
Added by Maria-Striding Out on July 29, 2008