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British Business Bank Briefing Event on Midlands Engine Investment Fund – Meet the Fund Managers Lincolnshire

The British Business Bank and Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP) are holding a briefing event to raise awareness of the £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) and provide businesses looking to apply with additional support.

This briefing event will take place before the GLLEP Annual Conference at Lincolnshire Showground on the morning of 12 July. The Fund provides debt and equity finance from £25,000 up to £2m for growing small businesses across the Midlands. This event will brief business advisers and small businesses on the funding opportunities available and how businesses can access the funds.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund, which has been established in conjunction with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Investment Bank (EIB), 10 Midlands’ LEPs and the UK Government will provide small and medium-sized businesses with increased flexibility in the types of funding available, as well as boosting investment levels in the Midlands.

Whether you are looking to start-up, scale-up or stay ahead – this event will help to point advisers and businesses in the right direction.

AGENDA

08.05am – Introduction by Pat Doody, LEP Board Director

Lewis Stringer, UKN Senior Manager, British Business Bank to act as compere.

08.10am – Debt Panel

  • One-minute ‘pitch’ from Enterprise Loans East Midlands (Small Business Loans)
  • One-minute ‘pitch’ from Maven Capital Partners (Debt Fund)
  • Q&A Panel
    • Investee company – their story
    • Intermediary – preparing a company
    • Enterprise Loans East Midlands
    • Maven Capital Partners

08.25am – Equity Panel

  • One-minute ‘pitch’ from Mercia Fund Managers (Proof-of-Concept Fund)
  • One-minute ‘pitch’ from Foresight Group (Equity Fund)
  • Q&A Panel
    • Investee company – their story
    • Intermediary – preparing a company
    • Mercia Fund Managers
    • Foresight Group

Please register here to attend ‘Meet the Fund Managers Lincolnshire’ British Business Bank Briefing Event on Midlands Engine Investment Fund.


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