Raising Finance for Business Workshop

Warwick Innovation Centre, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, Warwick, CV34 6UW
9:00am to 12:30pm 19th Nov

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

Book your free place here!

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


Please sign up using the link below, and feel free to pass this onto internal colleagues and external contacts.

Book on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/raising-finance-for-business-registration-67446294683

For your information a complementary event, Grant Writing – Apply for Grants, will take place in the same location on the same day (November 19th) from 1:30pm – 3:30pm.


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.