This event will showcase a range of funds available for businesses, particularly those supported by the British Business Bank. You will hear directly from fund managers who will explain the different types of funds and how their funding schemes work.
The range of funding on offer is suitable for all types of business from high growth starts ups to established larger businesses. Areas covered will include business loans, equity schemes, asset finance/factoring and Fintech companies.
08.00 REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING
08.30 Welcome – Lancaster University
FRESH APPROACH TO FUNDING
08.40 “Reject Rejection” -, Sue Barnard, Senior Relationship Manager, British Business Bank
08.50 “Start Up to Scale Up” -, Investment Manager, Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund
09.00 Case Studies from two of our Resident Companies. Ben Hookway, CEO Relative Insight and Paula Claytonsmith, Managing Director Gaist Technologies.
09.20 “WTF” (Where’s the Funding) – A2F
09.30 Close & Networking
Breakfast along with tea and coffee will be provided.