When you’re building up your business it’s really helpful to get hands-on support, to develop your skills, and to meet others who are in a similar position to you.
Our friendly and inspirational events give you advice from trusted professionals on a variety of topics, and cover: starting your business; growth; finance; environmental issues; marketing and sales; and websites and social media.
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Funding my business – Finance, Crowdfunding & Grants – Blandford – Dorset Growth Hub
October 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm BST| Free
Want to know about financial products and providers?
Confused about what type of finance is most suitable?
Want to understand what a funder is looking for and how to give yourself the best chance of a funding offer?
Heard about crowdfunding and not sure if it would suit your needs?
This event is aimed at business owners seeking to understand the options available to them in funding their business. We guide you through different ways to finance your business including traditional means, alternative finance, crowdfunding and grants. We also provide insights into popular financing options such as StartUp Loans, finance finding portals, Dorset Growth Hub Grants and more besides.
We encourage Q&A engagement but there is also the opportunity to meet the team who can follow up with more personalised support on a 121 basis.
Please make sure that you are able to attend the event before you book. If you book a place and are not able to attend we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.
This workshop is completely free and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It’s delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to Dorset, UK registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs within home addresses in Dorset, UK postcodes.
Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.
Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/15275/National_Eligiblity_Rules_V2.pdf)
Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, we can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support we offer, you can call us on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help