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How To Fund A Start Up - with Paul Grant

  • Sep 26, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Find out about business financing and discover the best ways to secure

funding and retain business ownership

Presentation by

Paul Grant

Founder of The Funding Game

How do you choose the right financing approach for your business?

How do you make sure potential investors notice your business plan?

How do you retain a majority stake in your own business?

The 17 different funding options

How to self-fund a start-up and attract investment

Which Venture Funds are small-business-friendly

Where to find business angels


Why should you attend?

As well as finding out about the latest approaches to business financing, you’ll discover the best ways to secure funding and retain ownership of your business.


Expert speaker

As an entrepreneur, Paul Grant raised funds for his own business which he exited in 2003. He then joined a private equity company, Capital Partners, where he headed up the business angel division. Paul has worked with many investors, bankers and venture capitalists to fund early-stage companies and over the years has uncovered

an approach to raising capital that works


He is keen to share with you what he has learnt as an entrepreneur and an industry insider.

Connect with Paul on LinkedIn

What entrepreneurs say

"Paul is one of those advisors that is talking from experience rather than from a textbook. These events will save most people a fortune." - Managing Director

“Valuable insights and sound advice from someone who has been there and is now on the other side." - Initial AF Data Gatherer, FFCS PPI, Deloitte LLP

"Paul has a full understanding of what investors are looking for and through his advice I was able to write an outstanding executive summary and improve my business plan, resulting in investment." - Director at Breathing Relief Ltd.


7-7.30pm Welcome drink & networking

[masked]pm Paul Grant's talk

8.30pm More Networking

                                   Come, learn and enjoy this great evening.


After the talk more networking - we know how to do it well.

Don't forget your business cards!!

I look forward to see many of you then.


D. :)

Our event sponsor is



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  • Duska

    Thanks to all of you who came, to Paul Grant for great seminar and to Innovation Warehouse for giving us their space and for their hospitality. It was great to meet you and hear about your businesses. If you wish to contact us (Kim or myself) please use our group email address - [masked] We are looking forward to hear from you and to see you again soon. Kindly D. :)

    2 · September 27, 2013

    • Simon de P.

      I enjoyed it very much, Duska. It's tricky to pitch such a talk at the right level and I think Paul gave most of us some very useful insights. I've got a long list of websites to explore!

      2 · September 27, 2013

  • Duska

    Innovation Warehouse gave us their nice space for our event.
    I will need two pair of strong hands to help me with a set up (moving the panels, chairs and desks, bringing up refreshments).
    Any volunteers on board of course free tickets in return? You can contact me via group email [masked] Many thanks!
    Kindly D. :)

    September 24, 2013

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