At KPMG, One Snowhill Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6GH we are bringing together small businesses, investors, IFAs, entrepreneurs and business advisers – all in one place to hear expert opinion from SME industry experts.
The event is split into two parts – a technical seminar at 16.30, followed by a breakout session and networking from 17.30
Ready Steady Grow Birmingham – sign up here
Registration from 4pm
Seminar Agenda (CPD qualifying)
4.30 Welcome from the Chair, Nick Hawkins, KPMG
4.35 Update on the early-stage market and recent commitments in the Midlands, Tracy Sherratt, British Business Bank
4.45 Investing in Innovation through the S/EIS, Tom Whybrow, KPMG
4.55 S/EIS – company considerations, Tom Wilde, Shoosmiths
5.05 Panel Discussion: Under the bonnet with the Fund and Wealth Managers, Tracy Sherratt of British Business Bank (Chair), Glen Stewart of Committed Capital, Jeffrey Faustin of Jenson Funding Partners, Julian Dennard of Mercia Asset Management, Harry Bell of Charles Stanley
5.25 Journey of a Start-up with Founder Manjinder Kainth of Graide (6 Bit Education Ltd)
5.35 Closing remarks, Christiana Stewart-Lockhart, EISA
5.40 Move to reception and networking
Here’s an overview of this year’s entire series of Ready Steady Grow! events:
Edinburgh (29 Aug), Birmingham (20 Sep), Cardiff (27 Sep), Bristol (28 Sep), Manchester (4 Oct), Leeds (10 Oct), Cambridge (11 Oct), Newcastle (17 Oct), Belfast (19 Oct), Oxford (2 Nov)
If you have any queries or would like to attend please contact Mary Rodgers on firstname.lastname@example.org
Who should attend this event?
Entrepreneurs looking to start a business, or access funding to take your business to its next level
Wealth managers looking to gain knowledge and expertise in EIS and small company investing
Investors looking to invest in the ‘Next big thing’
Professional Advisors who want to help SMEs develop and grow.
Will refreshments be provided?
Drinks and canapés will be provided