Moving on Up – What you need to know to grow a business

March 12, 2009: Faringdon, Oxfordshire. If you run a business on your own, the idea of growth might seem daunting. If you knew how to tackle issues like employing people, writing a business plan or getting funding – would the transition seem easier?

Our Mission Growth Speaker event is designed to give you practical information and inspiration that will encourage you to consider growth as an option for your business.

Learn about how to structure your business for growth, find people for your management team, and discover what investors look for in a business plan. You will leave with more knowledge and confidence having discussed the issues with other like-minded entrepreneurs and heard from two inspiring business women.

Modwenna Rees-Mogg is founder of Angel News, a website that reports news on fast growth companies. She has worked in the angel industry for a number of years and continues to work with a number of angel groups, following a career at Kleinwort Benson and some time as a consultant to SMEs. She is a non-executive director of London Business Angels. Modwenna is author of “Dragons or Angels? – what investors in business are really like”

Pamela Iannotti is a specialist in women’s enterprise and a consultant to fast growth start-ups. She has worked with both the public and private sector on business creation and research and development collaboration. Pam is currently studying for a doctorate in women’s enterprise and is involved in venture capital and angel investing.

Timetable
12.00hrs Arrival and buffet
12.30hrs Speaker presentations
13.15hrs Question and Answer session
13.30hrs Discussion groups around topics raised by speakers
14.15hrs Further networking
14.30hrs CLOSE

This event is part of Mission Growth that helps women owners of growing businesses to learn, share and support each other to achieve business and personal success. Our facilitator-led groups of up to 15 members from non-competing businesses meet for ½ day every month to address their business issues. For more info see www.missiongrowth.co.uk

Location: Faringdon Business Centre, Volunteer Way, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7YR

Cost: £25 + VAT including buffet lunch

Ideal for: Women and men who have an interest in growing their business

Payment: Send your contact details plus a cheque for £28.75 payable to Mission Possible Ltd, to PO Box 1349, Faringdon, Oxon, SN7 7ZJ or pay online

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