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Thu, Oct 03

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Securing Funding for Your Business

This workshop will provide participants with practical strategies, insights, and resources for navigating the funding process, from identifying funding sources to pitching investors and securing financing.

Securing Funding for Your Business
Securing Funding for Your Business

Time & Location

Oct 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Zoom

About the event

Securing funding is a critical step in launching or growing a business. Whether you're a startup founder seeking seed capital or an established entrepreneur looking to expand, understanding the funding landscape and knowing how to access capital can make all the difference in your business's success.

This workshop will provide participants with practical strategies, insights, and resources for navigating the funding process, from identifying funding sources to pitching investors and securing financing.

Workshop Agenda:

1. Introduction to Funding Options:

   - Overview of the different funding options available to businesses, including traditional loans, venture capital, angel investment, crowdfunding, and grants.

   - Understanding the pros and cons of each funding option and how they align with your business goals and needs.

2. Assessing Your Funding Needs:

   - Conducting a thorough assessment of your business's funding requirements, including startup costs, operating expenses, and growth capital.

   - Determining the amount of funding needed and the timeframe for raising capital.

3. Identifying Funding Sources:

   - Exploring various funding sources and avenues for accessing capital, such as banks, investors, government programs, and alternative lenders.

   - Researching and evaluating funding opportunities to find the best fit for your business.

4. Crafting Your Funding Pitch:

   - Developing a compelling pitch deck and business plan to communicate your business concept, market opportunity, and financial projections to potential investors.

   - Refining your elevator pitch to succinctly convey your business idea and value proposition.

   - Practicing your pitch and receiving feedback from peers and mentors.

5. Approaching Investors and Lenders:

   - Strategies for identifying and connecting with potential investors, including networking, attending pitch events, and leveraging online platforms.

   - Understanding investor expectations, due diligence processes, and negotiation tactics.

   - Building relationships with investors and lenders to increase your chances of securing funding.

6. Navigating the Funding Process:

   - Step-by-step guidance on preparing and submitting funding applications, including loan applications, investment proposals, and grant applications.

   - Tips for navigating the due diligence process and addressing investor concerns or questions.

   - Managing timelines and expectations throughout the funding process.

7. Securing Financing:

   - Closing the deal: negotiating terms, finalizing agreements, and signing contracts.

   - Accessing funds and managing disbursements to ensure proper allocation and use of capital.

   - Building a strong financial relationship with lenders and investors for future funding needs.

8. Post-Funding Management:

   - Strategies for effectively managing and deploying funds to achieve business objectives.

   - Tracking and monitoring financial performance to ensure accountability and transparency with stakeholders.

   - Leveraging funding to fuel business growth and achieve long-term success.

Securing funding for your business is a complex but essential process that requires careful planning, preparation, and execution. By attending this workshop, participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to navigate the funding landscape and access the capital needed to fuel their business growth and success. Whether you're a startup founder, small business owner, or seasoned entrepreneur, this workshop will provide valuable insights and guidance to help you secure the funding you need to take your business to the next level.

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Tickets

  • 1 x Early Bird *seating

    Sale ends: Aug 31, 11:50 PM

    50% off regular pricing Includes a Workbook, Workshop replay, Guides & Templates. Pricing discount ends on August 30, 2024

    $24.00
    +$0.60 service fee
  • 1 x Regular Seat

    Sale ends: Apr 24, 8:00 PM

    Includes a Workbook, Workshop replay, Guides & Templates.

    $48.00
    +$1.20 service fee
  • 1 x VIP Seat

    Sale ends: Apr 24, 8:00 PM

    Includes a Workbook, Workshop replay, Guides & Templates. 60 minute 1 on 1 add-on with a Coach in a Private Session *booked on site at the workshop.

    $148.00
    +$3.70 service fee

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