Stockport Business Incubation Centre – SBIC – are hosting another free Access to Finance drop-in session.
The A2F service offers free expert advice aimed at SMEs who are considering or seeking finance for the first time, have possibly been declined by a lender, or need support and advice in approaching a lender.
The key criteria is that the business is looking for additional sources of growth funding. A2F can support businesses that need advice to maximise their success in raising finance, and those that are investigating alternative sources of capital.
The free advice sessions take place on Thursday 4th May.
The 45 minute drop-in sessions are pre-bookable HERE for SMEs looking for finance.
The A2F team offers free and impartial advice covering:
- Assessing a business’s financial position and funding for growth requirements
- Help understanding the finance raising process & finance for growth products
- Coaching and mentoring to develop an investment proposition
- Support at meetings with lenders and investors
- Introductions to suitable finance providers including NW Business Angels
RESULTS BY EXPERTS
Access to this free and impartial advice could help you to maximize your chance of success by assisting your business in raising funds or by identifying alternative sources of capital that will help growth.
The drop in sessions will be delivered by Geoff Clowes; Access to Finance Specialist. Geoff is an A.C.I.B. & IFS Diploma in Credit qualified commercial lender, with over 34 years’ financial sector & specialist relationship management experience.
Stockport Council re-launched Stockport Business and Innovation Centre in 2013. They are committed to providing flexible, bespoke spaces for developing start-ups and SME’s. SBIC provide advice in transforming ideas into developing and thriving businesses.
SBIC is located on the 3rd floor of Broadstone Mill in Reddish.
SBIC’s manager John Booth explained:
“The team here at SBIC, run by Oxford Innovation, give tailored business support and the opportunity to grow fledgling businesses in a vibrant and truly inspiring environment.
“Whatever stage your business is at, we’re here to support you every step of the way.”