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Main Stage 2 : Mind Your Business
Business Funding & Investments

 

09.00 AM

Duration:
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REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

Networking

10.15 AM

Duration: 10mins

WELCOME FROM HOSTS: JEN & JAY, FOUNDERS , HEELS & HUSTLE

  • Theme for the year

  • Features for online viewers and app use

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Jen Scott, 

 Heels & Hustle

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Jay Taveras,   Heels & Hustle

10.25 AM

Keynote Presentation

Duration:
20 mins

WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT DOING FOR ENTREPRENEURS? 

  • Government leading the charge for start-up entrepreneurs 

  • How are they supporting entrepreneurs 

  • Ensuring minority communities are not overlooked  

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Diana Chrouch

Crouch Consulting

10.50 AM

Panel Discussion

GOVERNMENT LOANS, GRANTS & INITIATIVES

Moderated by Jen & Jay, Founding Partner, Hustle & Heels 

  • What opportunities/support does the government have for entrepreneurs?

  • What makes a business eligible for these opportunities?

  • Are they any initiatives geared towards Black entrepreneurs?

  • What support is available beyond funding?

Duration:
45 mins

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Mark Dunwell 

Co-Founder, Smorgasboard

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Dr Iwa Salami

UEL Centre of Fintech

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Diana Chrouch,

Chrouch Consulting

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Rodney Appiah

Advisor, Innovation Loans Credit Committee

11.25 AM

Duration:
25 mins

MORNING BREAK

Networking

12.15 PM

Panel Discussion

Duration:
40 mins

BLACK. BRITISH. IN BUSINESS & PROUD REPORT  
BROUGHT TO YOU BY LLOYDS BANK 

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Moderated by Jen & Jay, Founding Partner, Hustle & Heels 

  • Reflections on Key Findings

  • Do the recommendations correctly reflect our community thoughts? 

  • What does this mean for Black Business Owners 

  • Where do we go from here?  
                                          

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Dionne Anderson 

Writer, Race relations

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 Cllr. Leslie Ayoola  Founder, B-Global & Nottingham City Council

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Paul Gordon

MD SMEs, LLoyds Bank

13.00 PM

Panel Discussion

Duration:
40 mins

BOOTSTRAPPING YOUR STARTUP
DISCUSSION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MSDUK & BLACK EXCELLENCE NETWORK

Moderated by Jean Chawapiwa & Serita Murray

  • Entrepreneurs tell us about their business and how they started their journey

  • Why did you choose to fund your business this way?   

  • What have been your biggest successes and mistakes in funding this way? 

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Jean Chawapiwa

MSDUK

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Serita Murray 

Black Excellence Network

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Akeem Bunda-Kamara

LockrSpace

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Nadu Placca

The Zoo XYZ

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Speaker details coming soon

13.45 PM

Panel Discussion

Duration:
40 mins

PREPARING FOR INVESTMENT: DO ACCELERATORS HELP YOUR FUNDING JOURNEY?

Moderated by Jen & Jay, Founding Partner, Hustle & Heels 

  • What are the benefits of joining an accelerator programme? 

  • What do they and should they cover?

  • What support is available after these programmes?

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Mac Alonge,

CEO, Equal Group

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Monique Legair

Cornerstone Partners 
 

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Marla Ubhi,

CEO Marla Investments

 

14.25 AM

Duration:
55 mins

LUNCH BREAK

Networking

15.30 PM

Panel Discussion

Duration:
40 mins

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTING

  • What is social impact investing?                                                

  • What types of businesses are eligible for this form of investing?

  • How can more Black entrepreneurs access these funds?        

  • How do we challenge the corporations as a community to create more social impact funds that support Black business owners?                         

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Darren Johnson,

Impax Asset Management 

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Kevin Osbourne, Create Equity & MeWe360

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Egbe Manton

Founder, Manton Legal

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Izzy Obeng

CEO, Foundervine

16.15 PM

Presentation

Duration:
30 mins

SMART BUSINESS: ACCOUNTING & BANKING TIPS

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David Fredrick,

Accountant

Marcus Bishop Associates

16.50 PM

Panel Discussion

Duration:
40 mins

PREPARING FOR INVESTMENT: DO YOU DUE DILIGENCE & DON'T BE ANNA DELVEY!

  • How to make sure your business is compliant to receive investment

  • What is due diligence and how to prepare?                          

  • Legal and accounting documents you'll need 

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Shenuma Kashta,

The Prosper Platform®

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Selina Morgan-Gayle, SMG Mediations 

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Speaker Details coming soon 

17.30 PM

Keynote

Duration:
30 mins

CLOSING KEYNOTE : TIM CAMPBELL- MY BUSINESS JOURNEY 

  • The  journey so far

  • Should you be playing the most fun game in the world? 

  • Tim’s top business tips

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Tim Campbell

Entrepreneur & Business Advisor

18.00 PM

STAGE CLOSING 

* Agenda is subject to change