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Breakfast seminar: Funding opportunities for SMEs in Nottingham and D2N2 LEP

Host: Maven Capital Partners
Venue: Notts County Football Club, Meadow Lane Stadium, Meadow Lane, Nottingham NG2 3HJ
Date: Tuesday 29th January, 2019
Time: 8.30am - 11am
Cost: Free

Join Maven Capital Partners as we explore the alternative sources of funding available to back your business, how to identify and apply for the right finance to support your growth plans, and what you can do to make your business stand out from the crowd.

This FREE seminar will cover a range of access to finance topics to support ambitious businesses on their growth journey.


8.30 - 9.00 Registration and refreshments
9.00 - 9.10 Introduction from John O'Donnell of D2N2 Growth Hub
9.10 - 9.25 An overview of alternative funding versus mainstream lenders
9.25 - 9.40 The sources of funding available to SMEs in the Midlands
9.40 - 9.55 Refreshments break
9:55 - 10:15 The lending process and hints and tips for improving your application for funding
10:15 - 10:30 Guest Speaker
1030 - 11.00 Q&A, networking and close.

Please note, this event is for SME businesses only.

Register your free place now to avoid disappointment!


Maven Capital Partners

Maven Capital Partners (Maven) is an independent asset manager providing flexible equity and loan finance packages to SMEs in the UK, supporting businesses at any stage of their growth cycle and helping them achieve their business goals.

Maven manages the £90m MEIF Maven Debt Finance fund, focused on providing debt funding to high-potential businesses located across both the West Midlands and the East & South East Midlands regions. MEIF Maven Debt Finance can invest between £100,000 and £1.5 million in businesses looking for growth finance to help drive their expansion plans.

Special guest: D2N2 Growth Hub

Guest speaker: John O'Donnell

The D2N2 Growth Hub is a vital network for growing and ambitious businesses across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. They provide up-to-date, valuable and relevant information, guidance and support – saving you time and helping you to focus on what’s important for your success.

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