Funding and Finance Masterclass – The basics

Date & Time: 9th January 2018 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Riverside Innovation Centre, 1 Castle Drive, Chester, CH1 1SL

Cost: Free

Event Overview:

Designed to equip new startups 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.

Organiser: University of Chester: Cheshire & Warrington Business Growth Programme

Event Booking: Click here to register