G by Grant Thornton Funding Clinic

  • 28 March 2018
  • 08.30 - 10.00
  • Bright Building
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G by Grant Thornton

Find the right funders for your business and ensure your proposition lands with impact. G is for ambitious leaders of dynamic small businesses.

Get your business in the right shape to raise funding and identify suitable funders.

If you are looking to raise between £100k to £10m of debt, equity or crowdfunding and need help to:

Then the Funding Clinic is for you!

With G by Grant Thornton as your partner, you’re well connected to the investment community. We put you in touch with the right people, fast.

You have access to a wide range of finance providers – we don’t favour any particular investors. We’re on your side, doing all we can to help you raise funds.

Having G’s network and expertise behind you makes a big difference to raising the funds you need.

G’s specialist Growth Finance team has helped to shape over 400 equity and debt fundraising transactions for businesses seeking up to £10m – and 87% of the businesses we’ve supported have been successful in getting introductions to funders.

A practical session will be followed by a 1-2-1 appointment with Melanie Ellyard to discuss growth needs.


8:30 - 9:00 - Arrival and Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 - Funding Clinc workshop

10:00 - 13:00 - Opportunity for 30 minute 1-2-1s. Please email elisse.grady@mspl.co.uk if you are interested in securing a slot.

About the speaker

Melanie has first-hand experience of working with ‘start-ups’ as well as ‘blue chip’ companies such as Financial Times, ICV, Thomson Reuters and HSBC Asset Management. With over 20 years’ experience in fundraising, sales, business strategy and operations, Melanie has served at board level as well as founded and run a start-up business. Areas of experience include raising investment, business strategy, project management, business development and partnership building.

Melanie spent the last 12 months working intensively with tech/digital start-up and scale-up entrepreneurs across all major Northern cities to better understand their investment challenges. Additionally she has built up a strong network of active angel and VC partners as well as developing relationships with public strategic funding organisations and regularly ran events to support start-ups and help simulate deal flow. This complements her current role at G by Grant Thornton.

Melanie's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieellyard/

To find out more about G by Grant Thornton please click here.


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