ExIST Quarterly Event – How to access capital to grow your STEMM business? ENDED

Event Date: 3rd October 2019

On Thursday 3rd October 2019, ExIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be holding its quarterly breakfast event at the Met Office Collaboration Building from 8:30am – 11am focussing on how STEMM businesses can access capital to support growth. Thompson Jenner are delighted to be supporting the event, and an impressive speaker line up includes Corporate Services Manager Carla Westley, who will be talking on ‘Preparing your business for investor readiness’.

Growing a STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine) business can be challenging without access to suitable financing, so join us for this expert-led overview of the main routes for funding and learn how you can access them. By the end of the event, you will know how you can use grant funding, private investment and crowd-funding to boost your business growth.


08:30 – 09:00: Registration, Networking, Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00: Presentations and talks from:

  • Matthew Brook, Barclays – Bank Financing
  • Kirsty Semple – Introduction to Private Investment
  • Jon Williams, Granted Consultancy – Introduction to Grant Funding
  • Luke Lang, Crowdcube – Introduction to Crowdfunding
  • Carla Westley, Thompson Jenner LLP – Preparing your business for investor readiness

10:00 – 10:30: Advice and mentoring clinic session

10:30 – close: Networking

Ticket price includes a breakfast bap and fresh fruit jars which attendees can help themselves to along with a selection of teas and fresh filter coffee.

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