Special Interest Group


EVENT: Cambridge Cleantech Finance Special Interest Group
DATE: 25 September 2019
VENUE: Taylor Wessing, 24 Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 1JP
FOR: Cleantech businesses looking for funding opportunities
WHY? Stay up to date with the latest opportunities for funding your cleantech business

Crowdfunding for tech firms hit the headlines around a decade ago. Join us to see if it can provide the finance to help grow your cleantech business and hear from experts, real life case studies and commentary and tips.

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17:00 Registration and Refreshments

17:30 Welcome and Introduction with Hugh Parnell, Chairman, Cambridge Cleantech, Howard Palmer, Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing, Colin McCall, Senior Associate Taylor Wessing

17:40 Crowdfunding to Finance Your Business: The Touchstones, Tips and Successful Case Studies – Marika Tedroff, Associate, Seedrs

17:55 From Start-Up to Growth with Crowdfunding: Lessons Learned from a Local Scale-Up Success Story, Hamish Watson, CEO, Polysolar

18:05 Starting Up, Scaling Up and Staying Ahead; Making Finance Available for SMEs – Paul Sullivan, Senior Manager UK Network, British Business Bank

18.15 Securing Funding for Early-stage Start-ups in the Cleantech Sector – Pippa Gawley, Founder, Zero Carbon Capital

18.20 Tax Credits for R&D for SME’s – Amrik Nagra, Partner, Legacy Group or Max Smith, Partner, Legacy Group and Chris Ward, Business Development Manager, CATAX

18.30 Save on your FX Transactions – Archie Reed, UK Treasury Sales, Clear Treasury

18.35 Q&A Hugh Parnell and Speakers

18:45 Refreshments and Networking

19:30 Close


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This event is free for members and £49 + VAT for non-members.