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Way to Grow: How Funding Can Accelerate Scale

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 15:14 PM | FINANCE


This comprehensive guide from The Supper Club, supported by BGF, finnCap, and Octopus Investments is designed to help scaleups make sense of the burgeoning, but increasingly complex, funding landscape—making it easier to find the right funding options for their business.

It offers practical insights from members who have used various types of investment, as well as specialist advice from our partners and the broader industry. At its heart is a clear mission to help business owners understand how external finance can accelerate scale.

This is one of a series of guides drawing upon the entrepreneurial insights of The Supper Club community of high growth founders and CEOs. If you would like to receive information about future guides, associated events or membership, please provide your details and indicate your communication preferences below.

What you will learn:

  • How to find free and alternative sources of working capital
  • How challengers have innovated lending to provide cheaper and more flexible options
  • How equity investment has evolved to offer more value beyond capital and more control.

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