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Funding for Business Growth

11th February @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This half day interactive workshop looks at how to fund your growth strategy and what you will need to prepare for your business to be Investment Ready, and what you need to do once you have finance in place.

  • Planning funding to meet the Growth Strategy
  • Getting the mix right – Debt, equity, grants, asset finance, R&D tax credits, crowd funding and others
  • Preparing for Due Diligence – Forecasting, costing and pricing,  Investment readiness
  • On-going Financial  management –  management accounts, managing cashflow, communications with funders.

About the presenter:

Janette Pallas is a specialist growth coach, adviser and training consultant specialising in supporting high growth businesses.

Janette’s expertise is in supporting ambitious senior management teams to successfully develop from strategic and operational plans to commercialise new products and services.

Janette will challenge and support you to develop robust business plans and funding applications to access the finance required to grow the business.

With an initial background in technology and retail, she has worked with clients in a wide range of sectors including: high-tech, manufacturing, digital services, education and training, professional services, medical and healthcare, logistics and distribution.

Janette manages business support and access to finance programmes at The University of Warwick Science Park (UWSP). UWSP are recognised experts in the delivery of Access to Finance services to technology and innovative businesses. The Minerva Business Angel Network is delivered by UWSP in addition to supporting companies to access grant, debt and other equity funding.


Thank you for all of the informative workshops

Very informative and relevant workshop

Great workshop -Thank you

Great introduction to funding.

Friendly and knowledgeable presenter

I have had a great time networking!

Very good workshop, enjoyed it.

Many thanks – a very useful session

Great presenter, able to identify with big and small needs..

This workshop is part of the Ready2Grow project which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and it is aimed at small and medium sized enterprises across Northamptonshire.

To be eligible to attend this workshop companies must:

– Be registered or trade from a Northamptonshire address
– Be an SME (less than 250 employees and less than £42 mil turnover)
– Be trading for more than 12 months

Email Jordan at to book your place.


11th February
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Deco Theatre
Abington Square
Northampton, NN1 4AE
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