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Access to Finance Surgeries

Host: Shadow Foundr
Venue: i-hub Derby, Infinity Park Way, Infinity Park, Derby DE24 9FU
Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Time: All Day - Slots Available
Cost: Free

Access to Finance Surgeries where selected companies seeking growth capital have a free one hour meeting with COO of Shadow Foundr, Jason Kluver, Edwards director Neil Taylor, CEO of Cresco Innovation Jo Derbyshire, angel investor and business mentor Paul Jenkinson, and John O’Donnell, Business Finance Manager, D2N2 Growth Hub.


Jason Kluver is a founding director of Shadow Foundr, a private investor network and crowd funding platform, which has raised in excess of £20m for early stage businesses. Neil Taylor is a member of the Research & Development Consultative Committee, with particular expertise in technology companies, SEIS, EIS, R&D Tax Credits, Cloud Accounting and Patent Box. Jo Derbyshire is CEO of Cresco Innovation Ltd, a company of scientists and consultants who are experts at writing and winning bids/grants.


To reserve a meeting please contact Paul Jenkinson on pj@pauljenkinson.com


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