Angel Finance: Fuelling Local Growth in Yorkshire & the North East
The British Business Bank’s Regions and Nations Tracker shows that external finance for smaller businesses is still not evenly spread across the UK, with 62% of equity investment in London, despite it only having 19% of the UK’s SME population.
Whether you are an investor, founder or advisor, join the UKBAA and British Business Bank to learn why supporting a thriving, high-growth ecosystem in Yorkshire and the North East is so important and how you too can get involved.
By joining our event series taking place throughout March, you will find out:
- How angel investing works and its importance in an effective start-up community.
- What funding options are available for early-stage businesses in Yorkshire & the North East.
- Hear from successful investors in the region who will share their experience of investing in early stage businesses.
10:00 Welcome and Introduction
Director, UK Network
British Business Bank
10:05 Angel Investment: Driving Local Growth
This session will set out the key numbers behind angel investment and its importance in supporting a thriving, high-growth ecosystem at a local level.
10:20 Meet the Investors
We’ll be joined by experienced and successful investors from across the region whom will share their highs and lows of being an active investor.
11:00 The Enterprise Investment Scheme
The Enterprise Investment Scheme is globally recognised as a key catalyst for the UK’s leading investment ecosystem. We’ll hear about the schemes key benefits, stats and how it can benefit your clients.
The EIS Association
11:15 The Funding Mix
This panel discussion will help you deepen your understanding of the additional support that goes along with angel investing, including grants and co-investment.
11:55 Final Remarks
Thank you to our attendees and speakers and a recap of the key points from the day’s sessions.