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Access to finance

Successful businesses may sometimes find further growth hampered by a lack of funding. They may also be unaware of the full array of finance options available, from commercial loans to angel investors and everything in between.

GrowthAccelerator will show you new ways to source and pitch for investment, helping your business expand, move into new markets and explore new products and services.

Are you finding it difficult to attract the right funding for your business?
Want to know more about meeting investor requirements?

You’ll work with Access to Finance because based on your barriers to growth and business issues, you and your Growth Manager have agreed that business financing is a priority area you need to address.

Support is customised for your individual needs, and you and your Growth Manager will work together to agree the coaching sessions and supporting masterclasses which are right for you.

Your coaching sessions will be led by one of our Growth Coaches, who are finance experts with backgrounds as finance directors, accountants, lenders and investors. They’ll bring with them the most up-to-date knowledge of business finance and investment opportunities and a deep understanding of the best ways to make your company attractive to a funder.

The cost of your coaching sessions and your masterclasses will be covered by your one-off investment in GrowthAccelerator.


How will my business benefit from Access to Finance?

  • You’ll find out how to improve your company’s investment readiness and becoming more attractive to funders
  • You’ll understand who to contact about sources of potential finance
  • You will be able to build a strong management team (key to attracting investment) by accessing up to £2,000 match funding for your senior managers to undertake leadership and management training.

How will the masterclasses help me?

  • You’ll learn from top specialists about raising finance
  • You will have access to investors and legal specialists
  • Through peer-to-peer learning you’ll benefit from sharing the ideas and experiences of other delegates
  • By building knowledge and expertise in your masterclasses, you’ll be able to get more from the one-to-one sessions you have with your Growth Coach.

Download details of available Access to Finance masterclasses (PDF)

Is my business eligible

Is my business eligible?

To be eligible for GrowthAccelerator, your business needs to:

  • Be determined to grow
  • Be registered in the UK & based in England
  • Have fewer than 250 employees
  • Have a turnover of less than £40 million
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