Focus on Finance

Focus on Finance

Are you confused about identifying the best source of finance for your business?

Over 1,000 businesses have told OxLEP that they want to improve how they access finance after all, finance is the fuel that will help your business to grow and succeed.

We know that the funding landscape can seem complex, which is why we’re teaming up with the British Business Bank to help guide you through the various sources of funding available, along with the advice and support required to access it.

Why attend?

• Learn about the different sources of finance available for your business – some of which you may not have thought about before

• Hear from a panel of experts who can share their experiences of accessing different types of funding

To explore questions such as:

• What are the funding options along my business journey – term debt, asset, invoice, equity etc

• What finance is right for me?

• What does an angel/VC investor look for in an opportunity?

• How can I approach potential investors?

• And many more…

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for any business, regardless of size or lifecycle stage, and will help you to dispel myths, gain information, and identify the best course of action for your business, as well as where to turn for expert advice.

Our financial experts on our panel will include:

Susan Elliott, British Business Bank

Lisa Young, Let’s Do Business Finance – Start Up Loans & Growth Loans

Sean Hackemann, Specialist Accounting Solutions – Accountant

Eileen Modral, Oxford Innovation Finance – angel finance

Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme

The Growth Hub programme operates a Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme. All SMEs which receive support under this programme are being aided under the UK Subsidy Control Act (2022) and The Subsidy Control (Gross Cash Amount and Gross Cash Equivalent) Regulations (2022 No. 1186).

MFA allows a beneficiary to receive up to £315,000 of Subsidy over a three-fiscal year period (i.e. the current and previous two fiscal years). The value of MFA given is the gross cash amount or the gross cash equivalent of the subsidy. The MFA value of this webinar is £542.55.

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