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This online session, is an introduction to impact investment and how purposeful businesses can get investment ready.
The impact investment scene is buzzing, with a growing number of investors looking for social and environmental as well as financial returns on their investment. From angel investors and specialist venture capital funds to global banks with dedicated social investment teams, there are more opportunities than ever before to secure funds to help you scale your business – and your impact. This webinar will help you understand these opportunities, how to identify the right investor for you and make sure you have taken all the steps to get impact investment ready.
Social enterprises, trading charities and purposeful businesses in Oxfordshire, UK.
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Ray is a former lawyer that led the impact investment team at Osborne Clarke and has advised numerous impact investor and social enterprises. He was also CEO of auticon UK, which received investment from Richard Branson and Esmee Fairbairn. Ray is currently a director at Oxford Hub and a committee member at the National Lottery Community Fund as well as a director of OSEP.
Oxford Hub’s vision is one of a cohesive community in which everyone is empowered to give and receive support from the people around them. With Oxford Hub, people can create a positive impact through practical volunteering, placements with local charities and by incubating new social action projects and social enterprises.
Find out more: www.oxfordhub.org
eScalate, is a three-year project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) which runs until April 2023 to support Social Enterprises, social entrepreneurs, enterprising charities and purposeful businesses in Oxfordshire.
For more information about the eScalate programme , visit www.oxfordshirelep.com/escalate
Please note that this event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is delivered as part of the eScalate programme to help SMEs. By engaging in this programme you are being offered assistance under the De Minimis regulation which allows a company to receive up to but not exceeding €200,000 of public funding (at the applicable exchange rate) of De Minimis aid over a rolling three-tax year fiscal period. This De Minimis declaration does not cover undertakings engaged in: the primary production of agricultural goods and fisheries/aquaculture, road freight, services of general economic interest and export related activities and activities favouring domestic over imported goods. Please note, support cannot be given to undertakings (businesses) in difficulty. In order to receive support from this programme, you will be required to complete an application form and other relevant documentation. If you need to check your current position for state aid please contact us. If you would like any further information on De Minimis aid and Special Drawing Rights (SDR) subsidies, please see the state aid page on the OxLEP Business website:
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