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Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Doug Richard is coming to Bristol

October 22, 2012
Dragons’ Den entrepreneur and founder of School for Startups Doug Richard is coming to Bristol as part of his ‘Windows of Opportunity’ tour, teaching young and growing firms in the area of the increasing number of financing opportunities on offer and encouraging them to take advantage of the government’s Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), offering tax relief for investments in young start-ups.
The free half-day event, taking place on 25th October at The Colston Hall, will explain the fast-changing landscape of alternative funding – including equity investments, invoice trading and peer-to-peer loans – and demystify the funding options available to small business owners.
It will also provide new perspectives on raising and investing money and demonstrating that anyone, from pensioners and life-long savers to young professionals, can become an angel investor.
Alongside Doug, the event will feature high-profile business and investment figures including business angel Dale Murray, Seedrs CEO Keff Lynn and Market Invoice CEO Anil Stocker – and has been commissioned by Growth Accelerator, a partnership between     private enterprise and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

The event will explore:

  • New ways to raise money without banks
  • What type of money your business needs
  • New investment opportunities for both the new and the established investor
  • The most important government tax scheme: Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

You can register for your free place here:

This FREE event is a must-attend for young, small businesses and new or established investors!

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