A rare opportunity
The biggest barrier for SMEs for international growth
Access to finance for women-led businesses going global
This successful workshop series returns with increased opportunities to meet with bankers, accountants, venture capitalists and angel investors. Government advisors are also on hand. You can book 10 minute private consultations with any of the presenters.
Presenters will share their inside knowledge and industry confidences on how to maximise your chances of securing funding for your international growth ambitions.
The workshop is designed exclusively for women led businesses.
Participants should meet the following criteria:
- Manage an established business in Australia operational for at least three years
- Be export ready
- Seeking immediate finance or capital investment for international expansion.
The unique challenges faced by women trying to access finance are explored with the key objective being to help women succeed. Ample networking sessions are included.
Select any combination of modules or the whole day. Morning and afternoon tea and lunch will be served.
Module 1: The fundamentals, 9.30 AM
> Laying the groundwork to prepare business for international growth
> Financing your business: debt vs equity
Module 2: What it takes to succeed 11.00 AM
> Decision making about your loan application: understand what criteria are important and how banks make decisions
> How and why to manage your funds across borders
Module 3: Government support 11.25 AM
> Financial support for exporters Part I, Export Finance Insurance Corporation (Efic)
> Financial support for exporters Part II, Export Market Development Grants (EMDG, Austrade)
- Breakout sessions 12 NOON
- Book your 10 minute consultation with any presenter
Module 4: Equity finance 2.00 PM
> Equity finance explained
> Angel investors’ investment criteria: a personal perspective
Module 5: Future global business trends,
Case study and further 3.30 PM
>Why is Asia important? Austrade
> Case study: successful woman entrepreneur
> Services for women entrepreneurs
> Q&A and networking
Why you should attend
This is a must attend workshop for women entrepreneurs whose immediate priority is to access finance or capital to achieve their international business goals.
Tuesday 11 August, 2015
Registration & networking 8.30 am
Start 9.30 AM
Breakout sessions 12 NOON Register
Close: 5.00 PM
Grant Thornton, Level 2,
10 Kings Park Road,
West Perth WA 6005
$55 incl GST per Module
$275 incl GST for whole day
Register Here firstname.lastname@example.org or (03) 9648 3285