This Informed Funding webinar is designed for business leaders who wish to learn how to approach short to medium term financial forecasting in an uncertain and challenging consumer and economic environment.
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.
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.
Malcolm Holloway, Director of the EFM Network
Malcolm provides hands on, on-site business advisory support, through his professional and practical experience, gained through many years of business leadership, advisory practice and financial management. He is also a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, with over thirty years’ experience in general practice and management roles with medium sized accountancy firms and SME’s. Malcolm has spent the last 15 years running his own business, advising SME’s and high growth start-ups. He currently sits on the board of a number of Venture Capital backed high growth technology businesses’, and acts as a finance director for a regional Venture Capital Firm, where he assists in investment decisions. Malcolm has a wealth of experience in operating companies. He started, bought and sold his own businesses as well as assisting client companies in raising funds and realising value on exit.
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.
If you require in-depth tailored support, Workspace customers and Club Workspace members may access iF’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 iF'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 email@example.com.