Blackpool Enterprise Week fantastic launch event at Viva Blackpool


Exciting launch event for Blackpool Enterprise Week, is being held at the Viva  Blackpool on 18th April 2016.

Whether you are starting a new business and need some start-up funds or you are looking for funds to assist with the growth of your business then Viva Blackpool is the place to be.

This free event, packed with fantastic opportunities is open to anyone.

There is something for everyone, and you can attend whichever events you feel most appropriate or indeed the whole event.

Come and meet the experts, get the support you need set in a glittering venue.

Guests will include:-

10.15 – 11.30

The Get Started Team who can offer help on all start up and growth questions

Carley Harrison, Santander who will be on hand to give advice on business banking

John Cannon and Business Finance Solutions who can provide help and advice on obtaining a Start-up loan from the government scheme which can now be obtained up to 3 years from start date.

12.00 – 13.00

Adam Gillett of Crowdcube who can provide information on this new and exciting way to obtain finance for your business

Adam Soliman, Owner Charbrew  who will speak about his journey from selling flavoured tea in brown bags to owning a multi-million pound business, and will share the way he obtained much needed finance from a crowdfunding scheme to develop his business to the next stage.

14.00   15.15

Leye D Johns Viva Blackpool will be on hand to tell Viva’s inspiring success story.

2 Business Angels will be on hand to explain how they get involved in financing businesses.

Steve Wall of North West Access to Finance will be on hand to offer advice on how to access finance from a myriad of sources.

15.30 – 16.30

Hugh Evans of North West Chamber of Commerce will be talking about the Lancashire business growth fund.

David Slater of Blackpool Council’s Economic Development Team will be talking about the Blackpool Investment Fund.

A fantastic day full of fantastic tips, advice, and real opportunities to obtain funding for your new or growing business.


For more information please contact 01253477147 or visit


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