Events

These events are open to companies enrolled on the Business Growth Programme. We publish them here to give you a flavour of the support available. If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme.

Raising Capital for Early & Growth Stage Companies with Silicon Valley Bank

19 November 2019

Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of the UK Venture Capital market trends, delve into the equity fundraising process and provide a platform to understand when venture debt should be considered. All participating companies will be invited to share their experiences and to discuss issues they are currently facing in their fundraising journeys.

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Meet the Investor: True Global

20 November 2019

Workshop

Starting a business can be overwhelming, especially if you have been bootstrapping since inception. This workstream will take you on a journey to help you understand the types of investment available, as well as getting investment ready and looking at how to increase your network with the investor community.

This session is invite only, please contact your Business Growth Manager to discuss attending.

Roundtable: leadership

21 November 2019

Workshop

What kind of leader are you? By understanding how you fit into the team, whatever size, you will start to generate the skills to be a better leader. Join Business Growth Programme Strategic Partner Laura Capell-Abra from No More Ifs Or Buts for this interactive discussion exploring the challenges around leadership as you scale your business.

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Meet the investor: Downing Ventures

21 November 2019

Workshop

Starting a business can be overwhelming, especially if you have been bootstrapping since inception. This workshop will take you on a journey to help you understand the types of investment available, as well as getting investment ready and looking at how to increase your network with the investor community.

 

This session is invite only, please contact your Business Growth Manager to discuss attending.

B2B sales acceleration workshop with Ben Wright

26 November 2019

Workshop

One of the biggest challenges any B2B startup faces is creating and scaling a successful sales team that delivers consistent and predictable revenue. The key to delivering this is to develop a consistent sales process that ensures your entire sales team - whether your team has one or 20 members – has a common understanding of the best practices at every stage of the sales cycle.

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Evaluating and scaling your digital engagement activities

27 November 2019

Workshop

By understanding the value and measuring the impact of your digital marketing activities and how insights can be applied, you will feel more confident in making decisions about your engagement strategies and potential returns on investments insights that can be applied to your business.

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Technology in Education Part Two

29 November 2019

Workshop

We are pleased to invite you to the second in the series of our Technology in Education events. Taking the discussion forward, we will be joined by funding experts and investors to understand the options available for growth businesses in the education sector including what investors look for. We will also take a look at what can be expected after investment, including how to prepare for additional rounds.

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Ecommerce and innovation

3 December 2019

Workshop

At this panel hosted with IN-CO you will hear from senior leaders from corporates in the ecommerce space discuss topics at the forefront of the retail sector.

For more details, please ask your Business Growth Manager.

Venture into Proptech

5 December 2019

Workshop

This event, organised by HB Reavis, is designed to give proptech startups and scaleups an opportunity to showcase their products and services in front of C-level decision makers from HB Reavis – one of London’s largest developers, and a variety of investors, from seed to series B. On the day, pitches will be followed by a networking reception and a keynote by James Dearsley, Founder and CEO of Unissu, the world’s largest proptech marketplace. Apply by 15 November if you have innovative products or solutions in areas such as workspace experience, big data analytics, AI, innovative construction or smart buildings.

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Meet the corporate: Oracle

12 December 2019

Workshop

Find out how you can engage with this amazing technology company and how the organisation supports the UK/Ireland startup ecosystem.

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