This Informed Funding (iF) Webinar is designed for businesses who are managing significant working capital requirements built up through the pandemic. Founders, Directors and Business Owners who attend this Webinar will learn how to improve their working capital management to ensure they have enough cash to trade and drive growth. 

The webinar will also support customers of Innovate UK that have accessed R&D or innovation loans or business leaders that have accessed Future Fund. 

How Can Informed Funding Help?

IF bring together financial and funding expertise from across their network to support founders, directors and business owners at Workspace. 

Learn from iF's senior business advisors, finance directors, venture capitalists and business mentors. 

The webinar will be primarily presentational, however there will be two question slots during the session where you’ll be able to pose questions directly to the experts. 

The Panel

Webinar Host Chris Dines, CEO of Informed Funding 
Chris Dines has a long career as an entrepreneur and thought leader in the areas of business intelligence, technology and growth company finance. An economics graduate, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and managed a successful corporate finance team at PwC. As CEO, he built leading Tech Research business, Ovum, achieving an IPO on the London Market and subsequent sale (now part of Informa Group). He has built, from scratch, Knowledge Peers and Informed Funding, with both organisations focused on P2P knowledge sharing in the UK SME sector. He is on the Boards of leading PropTech business Key Agent and leading PR business, William Murray Communications.    

Gary Jesson, Managing Director of the EFM Network 
Gary is a Business Advisor and Finance Director with over 30 years of experience in working with SME’s. Gary leads EFM and supports SMEs with the benefits of many years building and running businesses, as well as raising finance, providing strong commercial discipline and leading companies through difficult periods.  As an experienced CEO, Business Advisor and Finance Director, Gary has helped nurture, run and grow over 40 businesses since starting at EFM. Away from the office, Gary demonstrates his mentoring & coaching practice including ICAEW mentor for Young FD’s.

Ronny Munster, Associate Finance Director at EFM Network 
Ronny has worked with a range of companies in a variety of industries over the past 30 years from smaller start-up ventures to larger companies, providing strategic advice to business owners to ensure that companies are able to make the most of the business opportunities presented to them.

Spaces are limited so register today for your virtual seat.

About Informed Funding

Informed Funding (iF) is a source of guidance and advice designed to help ambitious business leaders to develop financial strategies and identify the options available to them to attract funding.

Workspace customers and Club workspace members have free access to 1 to 1 financial and funding strategy consultations, finance strategy workshops and access to Informed Funding’s wider network of funders.

Informed Funding supports founders, directors and business owners at Workspace since its launch in February 2015. For more information on the Informed Funding and Workspace partnership, please visit the Informed Funding Hub. 

Other Services

If you require in-depth tailored support, Workspace customers and Club Workspace members may access Informed Funding’s free 1 to 1 Financial and Funding Strategy Consultation Service

If you’re a Workspace customer or Club Workspace member and have an urgent COVID-19 related financial or funding question please use Informed Funding's rapid response COVID-19 Call-Back Service. They'll connect you with one of their experts for a 30 minute informal call. 

If you have any questions about this session or Informed Funding's services, please email us at

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