Meet us and network

Our business teams attend events across the eastern region, and we host our own. Come along and say hello.  

Innovation Series: Knowledge and networking 

Join us every other month for a short talk followed by a networking session. Gain knowledge from our academic leaders and other businesses, and network and unwind over light refreshments. 

Funding and finance options for SMEs (presented by INVEST Essex)

Date: Wednesday 4 April 2018
Time: 4-5pm
Speaker: Graham Johnson, SME Business Manager at INVEST Essex
Booking: Reserve your free place via Eventbrite
Venue: The Green House, Parkside Office Village, Nesfield Road, Knowledge Gateway, University of Essex Colchester Campus, CO4 3ZL

Graham's talk will cover:

  • funding and finance options available for SMEs in our region
  • information you’ll need to have available 
  • how best to access potential funders and investors

The event is free but we're expecting this topic to be popular, so please reserve your place via Eventbrite.

About INVEST Essex

INVEST Essex’s SME funding specialists are ex-senior corporate banking professionals. They can provide a full, impartial assessment of your business’ finance needs, and help you review all options to find tailor-made funding solutions.

INVEST Essex is an investment promotion agency and business support provider, now part of the ‘Let's Do Business Group’ delivering services for Essex County Council across the Greater Essex area.

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