Business Growth Programme 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 Angel Finance

9 July 2020

Digital Workshop

This session is designed to help you consider whether angel investment is an appropriate source of funding for your business compared to other finance options and provide practical advice on how best to find, approach and maximise your relationship with angel investors.

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Raising Capital with Joelson

14 July 2020

Digital Workshop

This workshop will unpack the journey an SME can expect when raising capital, from finding the right investor, to understanding the terms that can be expected and the negotiation process.

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Impact focus: Governance and Business Ethics Workshop

15 July 2020

Digital Workshop

This workshop will be split into two halves and give a whistle stop tour to examine the fundamental principles of good governance.

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How to Access Alternative Funding

22 July 2020

Digital Workshop

Join Hari Sandhu, Founder of EmpowerRD and member of HMRC’s R&D tax credit consultative committee, for a session exploring the government funding landscape.

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Creating Successful Engagement Strategies

28 July 2020

Digital Workshop

Having defined and prioritised your different audiences this workshop invites you to create the best strategies to reach, interest and engage them. This workshop, lead by Sila Nur Isik from Mind the Ad, introduces you to the key marketing channels available and how they can be used to your advantage.

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Bridging the Gap from Founder to CEO

29 July 2020

Digital Workshop

As a founder of a business you have certain talents and personality traits that must be engaged to get your ideas off the ground but what happens once this has happened and your attention has to shift from founder-mode into CEO overdrive!

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How to Improve Cash Flow and Boost Business Value

30 July 2020

Digital Workshop

Cash flow is a key indicator of where there are opportunities for improvement in the way you run your business. In this practical and interactive workshop with Bibi Martin from BMIM Cash Flow you will learn how to look at your business through the lens of cash, gain an insight into what really makes money in your business and learn how to work out what your business is worth.

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How to Improve Cash Flow and Boost Business Value

30 July 2020

Digital Workshop

Cash flow is a key indicator of where there are opportunities for improvement in the way you run your business. In this practical and interactive workshop with Bibi Martin from BMIM Cash Flow you will learn how to look at your business through the lens of cash, gain an insight into what really makes money in your business and learn how to work out what your business is worth.

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Meet the Investor: True

5 August 2020

Digital 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.

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Why Your Customers Buy & How to Get the Market to Buy More

11 August 2020

Digital Workshop

No matter how well your idea is executed, the quality of the service you provide or how much time your software saves people, it’s all for nothing unless you understand why your customers want it.That's the challenge we will help you both understand and overcome, so you can inject some rocket fuel into your growth strategy.

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How to Find Your Sales Sweet Spot, Make Your Mark & Destroy the Competition

12 August 2020

Digital Workshop

Today’s businesses operate in some of the most fiercely competitive and challenging conditions in the history of commerce. Not just because of the noise you've got to compete with. But because people have become adept at tuning the din out. To win in this environment, your marketing must have the power to penetrate the noise and grab the attention and interest of your market.

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How to Build Your Team & Protect Your Business

13 August 2020

Digital Workshop

A masterclass on employment risk and reduction. Covering a range of initiatives that will enhance the way you recruit, engage, manage, retain and develop your employees to securely grow and protect your business.

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Evaluating & Scaling Different Engagement Activities

18 August 2020

Digital 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.

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Collaborating with Corporates

20 August 2020

Digital Workshop

Many large companies have some sort of ‘start-up’ initiative. Why is it happening, what does it mean, and is this the right approach for you and your business? This workshop with Venture Agenda focuses on sharing experiences and providing an action plan for engaging with larger organisations. Working with a large corporate can feel like all your dreams are about to come true, but don’t jump into a ‘collaboration’ without having completed your own due diligence.

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Roundtable: Leadership

25 August 2020

Digital Roundtable

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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Developing A Clear Sales Message

26 August 2020

Digital Workshop

The session is designed to help any person in any industry with any type of offering to communicate more clearly. Whether you are an experienced sales professional or an "I'm not a sales person" person, there is something for everyone.

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Meet The Investor : Cass Entrepreneuriship Fund

8 September 2020

Digital Workshop

Our sessions with Akash Bajwa from The Cass Entrepreneurship Fund allow you to discuss your pitch deck or business proposition in a neutral setting to seek advice and guidance.

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Sales Acceleration with The Client Key

9 September 2020

Digital Workshop

Effective new business and sales campaigns are often a challenge. In London’s crowded, hyper-competitive, market place how can you cut through the noise and reach the right clients? What is the best way to engage and convert them to drive predictable revenues for your business?

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