Funding & finance (WISER Networking)

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March 2014 WISER Networking event speaker Lisa Marie Brown MCIM Funding & Finance advice. WAVE


<ul><li> 1. Funding &amp; Finance Lisa Marie Brown MCIM </li></ul> <p> 2. Funding Social Media 3. Goal Setting: Any professional or personal goals you would like to achieve in the next 6 months 4. Funding Bright Ideas Den 1000 Fairwood Trust Scholarship 5000 UnLtd Social Entrepreneurs500- 15,000 Big Lottery Awards for All 5000 Start Up Loans Scheme up to 25,000 at 6% Funding for Creative Industries through Welsh Government WEFO Funding for Training &amp; Development 5. Support and Funding Business wales High potential starts Graduate bursary 6000 Entrepreneur bursary 18-24 6000 Start Up Loans scheme 6% - 25,000 Creative Skillset Talent fund- 10,000 6. Business Support Business support BEST- Cardiff Met Digido- digital library HPC Wales E-business support- migrate to cloud, CRM, Broadband Access- various schemes to reduce costs IP advice -5k on consultancy innovation vouchers Business in Focus Communities 2.0 wales coop 7. Growth Business Wales- Growth workshops 7 free Enterprise Finance Scheme Professional &amp;Career Development Loans Business Mentoring Supplier development service SDS Sell to Wales Repayable business Finance - big jobs- 5 jobs or more.. Towards salary or production costs Creative Services Framework Construction Fund- Edwina Hart grant of 50% International Funding 50% travel/accommodation. Work in collaberation 8. Project Funding Digital Development Fund- 50k grant new projects. private match, - 4-6 wks Distribution deals or directors loan. 2 sides Smart Cymru - matched R&amp;D, 60% towards costs prototypes Innovation Vouchers- 25k matched, R&amp;D CRISP - preparing bids to TSB NESTA &amp; TSB - innovative projects SBRI competitions 100% funded to solve problems KTP- Knowledge transfer 75% funded / business programmes Crowd sourcing Kick Starter 9. More Graduate Entrepreneur Bursary 6,000 if you turnover 80,000 Community Grant SEWCED -Up to 25,000 100% grant. Regen Team Town Centre Building Improvement Grant- 15,000 60% match LIF-Local Investment Fund 1500 50% match Capital Equipment ICT Equipment Development of websites Marketing materials External and internal building works and alterations 10. Hidden Secrets to Social Media The Process Step 1 Develop your brand &amp; business Deliver projects and capture photos or film Market &amp; promote on social media Take time to promote 5-7 hours a week Step 2 Write story, blog, articles, awards submissions get noticed Take part in radio and TV Get local features in magazines, newspapers, call the media, , apply to competitions Step 3 Put yourself and your business on social media channels, website, VMP Pioneers Create short films of your work, re-tweet relevant links and encourage celebrities to re-tweet your comments Get others to write about you: Dell, Start Up Britain, Virgin Media Twitter- Get followers, link into high profile business events and celebrities Re-tweet and comment on Richard Branson posts, peter Jones Richard Branson added me on Linkedin and invited to become an Ambassador Story covered by Virgin Media and released to 20 million people worldwide Helps to add brand value and increase sales Finalist for Peoples Millions featured on ITV in a bid to win 50,000 Feature on BBC 11. What Happened Next: Worked with and met Richard Branson Helped over 4000 young people Helped 40 Start Up businesses Met Tim Campbell and featured on BBC, ITV Worked with Kevin Mccloud Grand Designs Media starts writing about you Appointed as Ambassador by VMP story seen by 20 million people Rising Star Business Insider sponsored Coutts Finalist for Peoples Millions featured on ITV Feature on Prime Time TV BBC and ITV Interest to speak on an global stage France and America Show casing Design Factor film in Leicester square GEW, London to a global audience 12. Business Mentoring/Surgeries We offer free half an hour business surgeries with experts to help you start up Access to other Start Up training Freelance, Tax, Branding &amp; Marketing Book by emailing 13. ? </p>