13th April 2015

Institute of Directors Workshop – Raising Finance for Business Workshop

Blackadders are delighted to be sponsors of the IoD’s latest seminar, held at the Doubletree by Hilton Dundee on 29 April 2015.

This is the fourth in a series of Scottish seminars in response to requests from IoD members for clarity on the range of funding sources currently available to support their business needs.

There are increasingly good examples of businesses flourishing and of innovative funding mechanisms being introduced.

The workshop will cover the conventional sources of:

  • Equity finance
  • Bank and asset lending
  • Crowdfunding and peer lending,
  • Government support schemes including UK Export Finance to assist export opportunities.

The key questions which will be addressed are:

  • What can I secure and from whom?
  • When and in what business circumstances?
  • On what terms will I receive funding?

The keynote speaker is Kevin Grainger, Founder & Gatekeeper, EOS Technology Investment Syndicate. Other speakers include:

  • Andy Coleman – Entrepreneur
  • Jon Boyce – Manager Northern Regions, UK Export Finance
  • Ian Collins – Senior Manager, Commercial Banking – SMEs, Tayside, Fife and Stirling, Bank of Scotland
  • Hamish Malcolm – City Financial, Independent Financial Advisors
  • Andrew Burnett – Director Operations, Elevator (formerly Enterprise North East Trust
  • Craig McKenna – Crowdcube
  • Angus Hay – Director of DC Consulting
  • Richard Pugh – Investment Manager, Business Growth Fund
  •  Ian Mitchelmore – Scottish Investment Bank

8.30am – 14.00pm, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Dundee 29 April

For more details on these speakers and information on how to register for the event, please click here.




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