BWB and E3M present: Finance for social enterprise growth

This one-day seminar will provide an insight into how to raise finance for your social enterprise, from the perspective of the social enterprise rather than that of the social investor. 

Dates & Times

November 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

The event will provide a unique opportunity for networking with your peers as well as financial, legal and social enterprise experts.


The full agenda is yet to be confirmed but highlights include:

  • Reverse dragon’s den – social enterprise leaders quiz fund managers about their specialist products for social
  • enterprises seeking to grow (and then vote on the best!)
  • Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) – an overview and update plus indepth case study from the UK’s first SITR fund
  • Deal management – expert insights and top tips from social enterprise leaders as well as experts on the key things involved in doing deals for commercial finance
  • Leaders and Investors Funding Panel – social enterprises looking to raise finance will present their needs and receive constructive critical support from a panel of investors and leaders


  • Alastair Graham, Golden Lane Housing
  • Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank
  • Dai Powell, HCT Group
  • Donna Thomas, Resonance
  • Ed Siegel, Big Issue Invest
  • Jonathan Bland, Social Business International
  • Keith Ward, Baker Tilly
  • Luke Fletcher, Bates Wells Braithwaite
  • Melanie Mills, Big Society Capital
  • Scott Darraugh, Social adVentures

Please click here to book via the E3M website