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Funding and Finance

Last updated 28 September 2023
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Funding and finance

Funding and Finance: Providing tips and thinking about the audience whether applying for grants, debt or equity.

Let’s get Funding Ready:  Top Tips and insights into preparing to access different form of external finance including grants.  The external funding scene has been an ever changing feast with  the need to be prepared to share documentation, financials and growth plans. Join EM3 Growth Hub Director Roya Croudace to explore how you can become “Funding ready” to be able to support your sustainable growth ambitions.

Date: Tuesday 31st October 2023 

Time: 11:00 – 12:00

Speaker: Roya Croudace is a former Director of EM3 Growth Hub and Non-Executive Director at KTN, Innovate Uk. Roya has spent the last 10 years supporting local businesses with access to finance including Grants & Innovate funding, CBILS, RLS, loans and equity. She is now the founder of Alloy where she continues to advise SMEs with funding, Smart Sustainable Growth, Biz Dev & Innovation. Roya is also a Business Advisor at EM3 Growth Hub and a former mentor on the Help To Grow Management Programmes. 

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