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News - 16 September 2014
Growing environmental industries
The Sustainable Business Partnership will be holding a series of specialist seminars exploring opportunities for businesses in the low carbon and environmental sectors to grow their businesses.
These events are being held as part of the Green Growth Platform, which is led by Brighton University.
The first event is a free workshop on raising green investment. It will explore the different options available to businesses that are seeking to raise investment to develop new environmental products and services or fund large project installations.
Topics covered will include:
Becoming investment ready – preparing for due diligence.
Traditional loan funding – rates and risks.
Alternative loans – crowd funding
Private equity – how much do I have to give away?
Investment schemes and tax incentives.
Grant funding – time vs reward
The course leader is Craig Copeland from consultancy Carbon Mindedwho has successfully helped raise finance for a range of large scale renewable energy projects as well as for companies looking to expand operations and into new markets.
The workshop will be held on Thursday 25th September, 09:00 to 11:30 at the Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD
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