Funding News – Connect Yorkshire Launches ‘Fit for Funding’ Programme

A new programme has been launched by Connect Yorkshire to help companies be in the best position to secure the debt and equity funding they need for expansion.

The ‘Fit for Funding’ programme will include a series of six workshops, compiled in collaboration between the not-for-profit organisation and experts from the region. The workshops, beginning on 2nd October, will focus on key areas for business expansion including looking at methods of funding with speakers coming from the banking, venture capital and business angel sectors.

Subsequent workshops will cover business planning, profit and loss and management accounts, how to fully exploit the opportunities that social medai offers, effective negotiation skills, tips for developing effective commercial relationships and a guide to intellectual property rights.

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Source:, 05/09/2012