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Tuesday 15 October 2019 @ 08:00 - 10:00


This event is looking at the options for finance that are available to businesses. The days are long gone when a Bank was the only available source of funding and we want to bring to life for you the alternatives with a range of speakers.


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  • 8.00am-8.15am- Networking and light refreshments.
  • 8.15am - 8.25am - Introductions - Chris Lyle NatWest
  • 8.25am- 8.40 am -Elliot Wilson- Lombard Finance
  • 8.40am-9.00 am Ian Parker-Ortus Finance
  • 9.00am-9.20am Ryan Davies & Matthew Heath - Coast to Capital Growth Hub
  • 9.20 am-9.40 am Jes Bailey- Crown Fund 360
  • 9.40 am -9.55am Q&A
  • 9.55AM Close


In conjunction with “Freedom Works “we are bringing to you an event that looks at different ways to fund your business needs. This event is open to all sizes of business from start up to established as we are looking to deliver an informative event covering a wide range of products and services which are available to help your business grow.

There is ample parking on site and Freedom Works are inviting you to have a look round their working space - you can even stay behind and catch up on work/emails after the event if this suits your working practice for the day.

Our Speakers:

Elliot Wilson - Lombard Asset Finance
Elliot is a Solutions Delivery Manager at Lombard Asset Finance. Lombard plays a leading role in supporting NatWest's Growth Funding proposition and are the experts on Asset Finance.

Ian Parker - Ortus Business Finance
Ian will be sharing the range of commercial lending options for business for businesses, including sale back leases, commercial loan options and invoice finance. Ian will also discuss, what lenders are looking for and how accountants can help their clients prepare.

Ryan Davies and Matthew Heath - Coast to Capital
As one of the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships across England , Coast to Capital provides strategic leadership that will drive the economic growth of our region, The go to place to find out about government funding on a local basis.

Jes Bailey - Crowdfund 360
Jes is a crowdfunding specialist and the founder of Crowdfund 360. Her aim is to empower people to increase their social impact and I do that by helping amazing founders and leaders run successful crowdfunding campaigns. This not only brings them funding , but also a loyal following of supporters, PR and increased brand awareness. Crowdfund 360 work on equity,rewards and donation campaigns and our consultancy is independent from major platforms.


Freedom Works-Gatwick/
2nd Floor-South Wing,The Office
Crawley Business Quarter, Manor Royal
RH10 9AD

further support please call the growth hub team on 01293 305965

Malcolm Brabon

Head of Services

Andrew Kerry-Bedell

Growth Champion

Lou Williams

Growth Manager

Matthew Heath

Growth Grant Project Manager

Ryan Davies

Account Manager Team Leader

Luke West

Business Growth Executive

Richard Butcher

Growth Champion

Coast to Capital

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