More South West startups are creating business models focused on impact – tackling social or environmental challenges.
The same innovative spark that drives economic growth is now making a more inclusive, sustainable economy a reality: creating new market opportunities in housing, resource use, technology, creative industries and employment.
In this event we will explore:
How businesses & investors can identify, support and benefit from innovative business ideas and future investment opportunities
As the social & ethical investment space broadens, what can be learned from the experience of national and regional investment funds
Financing Inclusive Growth is a national event with a regional focus - for any investor, intermediary, enterprise or stakeholder interested in this field.
In it, we will:
Ask ‘what next’ for social & ethical investment with a panel of investors, experts and innovators
Brief you on the latest developments in the regional social investment sector through new independent research
Learn from deals that chart a more diverse market and investment landscape
Explore how we can close the gap between business need and resources available
Ed Rowberry, CEO, Bristol & Bath Regional Capital
Chris Butters, Head of Ventures, Resonance UK Ltd
The event will be opened by Dimo Dimov, Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Bath.
Followed by panel discussion. Networking preceded by ‘open space’ for anyone attending to briefly introduce their work or respond to points raised.
Refreshments provided - let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.
This event is brought to you by the Social Enterprise & Innovation Programme - EU ERDF Funded, Managed by University of Bath, and in close association with key delivery partners:
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