Free ‘Meet the Expert’ events now available to businesses in the Coast to Capital region

Businesses can now access a range of interactive sessions led by financial experts from The British Business BankLet’s Do BusinessFinpoint , South East Angels and Innovate UK Edge. The workshops, organised by GetSet for Growth Coast to Capital, have been designed to cover a number of topics related to growing a business including: debt finance, equity finance, accessing business finance and Research & Development finance. They will also look at the Invest4 grants offered through The Business Hothouse programme with information on the workshops available to help businesses apply for the Invest4 grant . 

The sessions, which are fully funded through De Minimis State Aid, are available online via Zoom with leading experts in the field of finance. They will provide a fantastic opportunity to explore the financial options available to help businesses grow. There will also be a Q&A section in each session, so that businesses can get answers to specific questions they may have. 

The sessions include:

Meet the Expert – Debt Finance, Fri 25 June

Meet the Expert – Equity Finance, Mon 28 June 

Meet the Expert with Innovate UK, Mon 26 July

Meet the Expert – Accessing Finance for your business with Finpoint, Wed 28 July

Nicola Wiley, Programme Director for GetSet for Growth Coast to Capital said, “Our Meet the Expert sessions are brilliant for businesses looking to gain more knowledge about the range of finance options available to them”. To book a place please access our Eventbrite page here

The Business Hothouse programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and provides specialist support to businesses with the potential to grow, through workshops, 1:1 sessions and access to a grant programme. The programme is available across the Coast to Capital region which ranges from Croydon & Epsom to Lewes, Hove & Brighton across to West Sussex and Chichester as well as all points in between.