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Access to finance for women-led businesses going global

By Export Council of Australia · July 17, 2015

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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.

Attend any modules or the whole day. Morning and afternoon tea and lunch will be served.

Why you should attend

This is a must attend workushop for women entrepreneurs whose immediate priority is to access finance or capital to achieve their international business goals.

Event details


MELBOURNE

Date: Friday 7 August, 2015

Registration & networking: 8.30 AM

Tme: Start:  9.30 AM

Breakout sessions 12 NOON
Register

Close:  5.00 PM

Location: ANZ Centre, Upper Ground Floor, Core B Conference Suites, 833 Collins Street, Docklands

Cost: $55 incl GST per Module, $275 incl GST for whole day

Registration: WIGB website

Contact email: info@wigb.gov.au or (03) 9648 3285

Website: www.wigb.gov.au

PERTH

Date: Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Registration & Networking: 8.30 AM

Time: Start: 9.30 AM

Breakout sessions 12 NOON
Register

Close: 5.00 PM

Location: Grant Thornton, Level 2, 10 Kings Park Road, West Perth  WA 6005

Cost: $55 incl GST per Module, $275 incl GST for whole day

Registration: WIGB website

Contact email: info@wigb.gov.au or (03) 9648 3285

Website: www.wigb.gov.au


SYDNEY

Date: Thursday 13 August, 2015

Registration & Networking: 8.30 AM

Time: Start:  9.30 AM

Breakout sessions 12 NOON Register

Close:  5.00 PM

Location: Grant Thornton Australia, Level 17 , 383 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Cost: $55 incl GST per Module, $275 incl GST for whole day

Rrgistration: WIGB website

Contact email: info@wigb.gov.au or (03) 9648 3285

Website: www.wigb.gov.au


Program 

Module 1: The fundamentals 9.30 AM

  • Laying the groundwork to prepare business for international growth, Grant Thornton
  • Financing your business: debt vs equity, ANZ

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, ANZ
  • How and why to manage your funds across borders, ANZ

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

Module 4: Equity finance 2.00 PM

  • Equity finance explained, Australian Association of Angel Investors
  • Angel investors’ investment criteria: a personal perspective Susana De Abrew, Angel Investor

Module 5: Future global business trends Case study and further support 3.30 PM

  • Why is Asia important? , Austrade
  • Case study: successful woman entrepreneurServices for women entrepreneurs Laura McKenzie, CEO, Scale Investors
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