25 Oct 2017
14:30 - 16:00
Doors Wide Shut: How to Attract Debt as an Early Stage Enterprise
This session will address the common conundrum faced by early-stage social enterprises: the challenge in raising equity growth capital, when debt is nearly off-limits until your business is stable and mature. Participants will focus on common requirements to tap into loan finance, and alternative sources for filling market gaps, including impact funds and crowdfunding platforms. Panelists will include lenders, advisors, and businesses who have successfully raised debt capital.