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IoD South Online – The Funding Journey – the lifeblood for our SMEs.
20th January @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Time – 16:30 – 18:00
IoD Online – The Funding Journey – the lifeblood for our SMEs. Some practical advice and experiences from eminent practitioners.
Small and medium sized enterprises are a vital and significant sector of our economy, and one that relies heavily on advice around, and availability of, external funding sources. Whether it’s equity, debt and/or grant giving, being able to obtain supportive finance is critical for success. So we are delighted that we are hosting ‘The Funding Journey’, where we will be joined by eminent practitioners, advisers and investors as well as IoD’s own Chief Economist, Kitty Ussher.
This event is free to attend. Attendee’s will need to register through the IoD’s website. Please visit this link for more information.
Introduction – Martin Pattinson, Finance Ambassador IoD Hampshire and IoW
‘The UK Economic and Business Backdrop’ – Kitty Ussher, Chief Economist IoD
‘Idea to IPO: an Advisor’s perspective’ – Sam Smith, Founder & CEO and Zuleika Salter, Co-Head of Private Growth Capital at finnCap Group plc
‘The role of Banking in supporting SMEs’ – Michael Schulkins, HSBC Relationship Director, South Region
‘How we support Businesses spun out of Universities to take them to the next level’ – Chris Pett, Digital Innovation Sector Lead at the SETsquared Scale Up Programme
‘Our Journey to date and our future ambition’ – George Dunlop, Director of Partnerships & Co-Founder at Quantum Dice
Wrap up – Kitty Ussher