GROWTH HUB EVENTS

Network & Learn – Finding your Finance for 2024

Organiser: SEMLEP Growth Hub

Venue: Ground Floor Postgraduate & CPD building, University of Bedfordshire. University Square, Luton, LU1 3JU

Address: Ground Floor Postgraduate & CPD building
University of Bedfordshire
University Square
Luton
LU1 3JU

Date & Time: 27 Feb 2024 - 9:00 am-12:30 pm

Contact Email: [email protected]

Join us at Network & Learn: Finding your Finance for 2024

Taking place on 27th February, this FREE monthly networking event is your chance to deep dive into new funding opportunities available to you and your business.

During Network & Learn you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Take part in a Grant Application Masterclass, with Kelly Griffiths, who’ll be sharing best practice tips and tricks ensure your funding application has the best chance of being successful
  • Meet funding providers, such as The British Business Bank, Central Arc Angels, University of Bedfordshire, Luton Borough Council and more, and learn about the current funding landscape and how you can find the right funding for your business – AND who you can turn to for match funding
  • Take part in a funding providers Q&A session, where you can get the answers to your funding queries
  • And, as always, Listen, Learn and Share with members of your business community


We are joined for this month’s instalment of Network and Learn by an array of our funding partners to share their knowledge and expertise around accessing the right funding for your business. We will have insights from high street banks, fund managers, angel investment, female founders, finance brokers and many more so there really will be something for everyone aswell as round two of the Growth Hub Growing Innovation Fund going live which offers grants of between 100-300k. ​

Alongside all of this, we will have even more funding providers exhibiting at the event who you’ll have the opportunity to meet and ​network with during the morning.

Full Agenda:
9:00 am – Arrival, networking and refreshments
9:30 am – Welcome
9:40am – The South East Midlands funding landscape overview
10:15 am – Grant Application Masterclass
10:45 am – Break and meet the providers
11:15 am – Funding panel Q&A
12 pm  – Networking / meet the providers
12:30 pm – Close

Event details:
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our Partnerships & Events Manager, Samantha Hunter: [email protected]

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