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Wednesday 17 October 2018
6.30pm—8.00pm

From Incubators and Accelerators to Angels and Dragons, unpack the jargon and gain a detailed understanding of different kinds of commercial funding and what is involved in each.

Wednesday 17 October, 6.30-8pm

Location: STEAMhouse

With reference to relevant case studies John Holmes, Executive Director of Advantage Creative, will provide an insight into the different kinds of commercial and equity funding available to product designers, designer-makers and creative entrepreneurs. This event will help you to understand the most appropriate kinds of funding for your own business and – crucially – offer some top tips on how to prepare yourself to access this funding.

Creative Advantage has over 20 years of experience in managing cultural and creative businesses, and since 2014 has focused on helping creative entrepreneurs start-up and grow their own business.

John is a business mentor to a wide range of creative start-ups, coordinates creative incubator projects, and supports creative entrepreneurs in identifying and accessing the right kind of finance for their business.

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