Raising Finance Theatre

Keynote 1 Keynote 2 Startup Theatre 3 Startup Theatre 4 Startup Theatre 5 Startup Theatre 6 Commercial Law and HR Theatre Raising Finance Theatre Finance Theatre 9 YBC Theatre 10 Branding and PR Theatre Digital Marketing Theatre SME Marketing Theatre SME Theatre 14 SME Theatre 15 SME Theatre 16

Thursday 16th Novemeber

Friday 17th November


11.00 - 11.30

Laurence Lindley

Select Your Winning Team

Four out of ten businesses fail within five years, many for reasons that could have easily been avoided if correct advice had been sought. In short, not seeking professional advice is a false economy. However, you must decide who you need, when you need them and why you need them? You cannot win the football World Cup without a goalkeeper! Find out more by attending the BLG Wealth complimentary seminar.


11.45 - 12.15

Amy Roberts

How alternative finance can help established companies grow

If your company is over 2 years old and already turning over £250k or more, this seminar will discuss the financing options available to you in order to make that next step. From unsecured loans to factoring and everything in between, we’ll be weighing up the pros and cons to help you make an informed decision on how you want to inject capital into your growing business.


12.30 - 13.00

Patrick Herrlinger

Getting It Right From the Start: Setting up Your Business Properly

Setting up a new company is exciting and all-involving, but what is it that entrepreneurs often miss in the early stages of setting up their business? Patrick will be exploring the key building blocks that every small business should be putting in place to ensure that there is no rude awakening from the dream.


13.15 - 13.45

Clive Lewis

The Many Options for Accessing Financer

There are over 350 finance providers in the UK. How does a small businesses decide which finance provider and which type of finance will suit their business’ stage of development? This seminar will explain the options available and what factors are important in choosing finance.


14.00 - 14.30

Roger Brown

How Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending assist MBOs and acquisitions

The seminar will give guidance on what is available to management teams and companies, explain how the lend is assessed by the funder, key points for Management teams or acquiring companies to think about. What sectors work and the pitfalls that can arise for companies.


14.45 - 15.15

Karen Melonie Gould

How to Prepare and Source Investment for your Company to start/grow in this crowded market using software and experience

There has never be a better time than now 2017 to successfully raise funds for your business to start and grow. If you know How? You will need a sleek. Professional Pitch Deck which has to feature a video complimented with a Executive Summary, Financials 5 years Projection or traction. You also need to use a Network of Investors we have over 5000 and growing a new online platform to learn prepare and source and new technology software that targets on Social Media your ideal Investor We then bring them to you by hosting an Investment Event so you Pitch to your ideal Investor. These are Sponsored by our R&D Tax credit UK specialist T4CUK who will take you through GRANTS available to you.


15.30 - 16.00

Peter Harding

Two cornerstones of growth: marketing efficiency and cost reductions

If you are an SME wanting to increase profitability, then hear how concentrating on two aspects will deliver this. First, since efficient marketing leads to increased sales, it is paramount to have the correct financial analysis to hand to target the right products and services. Second, we show how to reduce finance and accounting costs in this fast changing, technological era.