This event is now over and took place on Mon 23 Nov 2015

Event Summary

This one-day seminar will provide an insight into how to raise finance for your social enterprise, from the perspective of the social enterprise rather than that of the social investor. 

The event will provide a unique opportunity for networking with your peers as well as financial, legal and social enterprise experts.


The full agenda is yet to be confirmed but highlights include:

  • Reverse dragon’s den – social enterprise leaders quiz fund managers about their specialist products for social
  • enterprises seeking to grow (and then vote on the best!)
  • Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) – an overview and update plus indepth case study from the UK’s first SITR fund
  • Deal management – expert insights and top tips from social enterprise leaders as well as experts on the key things involved in doing deals for commercial finance
  • Leaders and Investors Funding Panel – social enterprises looking to raise finance will present their needs and receive constructive critical support from a panel of investors and leaders


  • Alastair Graham, Golden Lane Housing
  • Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank
  • Dai Powell, HCT Group
  • Donna Thomas, Resonance
  • Ed Siegel, Big Issue Invest
  • Jonathan Bland, Social Business International
  • Keith Ward, Baker Tilly
  • Luke Fletcher, Bates Wells Braithwaite
  • Melanie Mills, Big Society Capital
  • Scott Darraugh, Social adVentures

Please click here to book via the E3M website




Bates Wells Braithwaite at 10 Queen Street Place, EC4R 1BE

Venue Information >