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How funding can accelerate scale

Friday, 28 September 2018 15:01 PM | Finance for founders


The Supper Club presents insights on how funding can accelerate scale from members and partners.

Michael Kraftman, CEO of Vision Direct, explains how he used VC and PE to scale through acquisition. Chris Donnelly, Founder of Verb Brands, explains how he has used debt and deferred consideration to acquire without giving away equity. Sam Smith, CEO of finnCap, offers advice on how to choose the right investor for your long-term growth ambitions.

Tim Hewens, Corporate Partner at Osborne Clarke shares insight on which advisors to use and how to use them. Rob Douglas, Relationship Manager at RBC Wealth Management explains why it's important to think of your long-term personal goals before planning an exit.

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