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Top 10 Tips for Reward based Crowdfunding

Reward based Crowdfunding can be a brilliant process for testing the viability of that new product or service offering, raising essential funding for a community-based or charity project, or raising some much-needed growth…

Loan Funding – Benefits and Drawbacks

Companies looking for funding often choose to raise funds via loans. Compared to the other options available, loans are often able to be arranged quickly and allow the business owner to retain full ownership of their company..

A2F Project unveils grant packages for funding raises

The EDRF funded Access to Finance programme, delivered by Oxford Innovation, today announced an extensive range of grants to support eligible growth businesses seeking investment. Programme Manager…

NED’s – where’s the value?

Non-Executive Directors are an often-misunderstood resource. They come in many guises and, if carefully appointed, can be invaluable, especially to early stage enterprises. The traditional view of NED’s is of middle aged men sitting around the boardroom table of multi-national conglomerates; their reward for a successful…

Calling potential NED’s

High Growth Coaching specialists, Oxford Innovation, today announced a significant new initiative that will provide fully funded Non-Executive Director (NED) training from the respected Institute of Directors. The ERDF funded Access to Finance (A2F) project is committed to supporting growing companies through…

Xero

Are you up to date with the latest cloud-based accounting solutions available to your business? South West-based Chartered Accountant film Wessex Commercial Solutions is running an informal group session for Access to Finance focused on one such package – Xero. Join us on 17th October at 9:30am…