How to secure finance for international growth

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Women in Global Business will host a workshop in Sydney this month to assist Australian businesswomen to grow internationally.  

The Financing Women Business Owners for International Growth workshop will examine the unique challenges to financing international business.  

Sponsored by ANZ Bank and Grant Thornton Australia, the workshop will explore ways in which entrepreneurs can gain access to finance or capital to achieve their international business goals.  

The workshop will feature speakers from government, ANZ Bank, Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants and experts in hedging, equity finance, venture capital and business angels. The speakers will share proven approaches and strategies.  

Power breakout sessions provide time for one-to-one consultations with advisors and networking sessions will also be held.    

It is recommended that attendees should have at least:

  • An established business in Australia operational for at least three years
  • Be export ready
  • Seeking immediate finance or capital  

You can register for the full program or select only the grants or private sector finance sessions. A light lunch is included in sessions 4-10.  

Sessions 1-3 9.30am-10.30am

  • Export Market Development Grants, Austrade
  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

Sessions 4-10 11am-3pm

  • Preparing yourself for the challenge
  • How to secure finance
  • Hedging
  • Preparing your business for international growth
  • Accessing equity finance, venture capital and angel investors.
  • Financial planning
  • 1-2-1 advice  

WIGB is a government network designed to encourage businesswomen to export and trade internationally.  

DATE:             Friday, May 30, 2014  

TIME:              9am – registration

                      9.30am-10.30am – Sessions 1-3            

                      10.30am – registration

                      11am-3pm – Sessions 4-10 (inc lunch)

                      3pm – finish  

WHERE:          Grant Thornton Australia

                      Level 17, 383 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000  

COST:             $49 +GST - Sessions 1-3 (incl. morning tea)?

                      $69 +GST Sessions 4-10 (incl. lunch)?

                      $118 +GST - Full program  

CONTACT: or 03 9648 3285


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