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Applying for funding to grow – how to prepare your business

March 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Join Maven Capital Partners, Fund Manager for the North East Development Capital Fund, as we explore how to prepare when applying for funding to grow your business. We’ll cover:

– An overview of the alternative sources of funding available

– How to identify the right finance for your needs

– The ins and outs of the application process

– Tips on what makes you stand out from the crowd.

Guest Speaker: We’ll be joined by Maven investee, Rokshaw Laboratories, who secured funding last year to grow its business. Richard Hodgson, Managing Director of Rokshaw Laboratories, will talk through the company’s funding journey, how they sourced and secured investment and the impact its had on the business.

This FREE seminar will cover a range of access to finance topics to support ambitious businesses on their growth journey.


8:30 – 9:00 Registration and refreshments

9:00 – 9:10 Introduction from Catherine Auld, Head of International Relations, Business Engagement & Investment at Sunderland Council

9:10 – 9:35 Michael Dickens of Maven highlights how to prepare your business for funding

9:35 – 9:50 Richard Hodgson of Rokshaw Laboratories talks through the company’s funding journey

9:50 – 10:00 Q & A

10:00 – 10:30 Networking and close


Venue Name: Evolve Business Centre
Address: Cygnet Way
Houghton le Spring, DH4 5QX United Kingdom

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