Fundraising 101: Raising Non-Dilutive Capital in the UK


Looking to grow your business? From hiring key talent, purchasing new equipment, or launching new products – raising outside capital can be a critical component of taking your business to the next level. However, the fundraising process can be daunting for many founders. Geared towards early and growth-stage entrepreneurs, this webinar uncovers how to approach fundraising while minimizing equity dilution.

We will dive specifically into R&D tax relief programs and venture debt in the UK. Join OKR Financial and Flow Capital as they explain the pros and cons of various types of non-dilutive financing and key terms you need to be aware of. Here is a sneak peak of the top 10 questions we will be answering:

  1. What are non and minimally dilutive sources of capital?
  2. When should I raise outside capital?
  3. How do you become eligible for R&D Tax Relief Programmes?
  4. What are the top 10 Government Incentives in the UK?
  5. What is the best way to prepare for Government Incentives?
  6. What are the benefits of raising debt?
  7. What are the use cases for venture debt?
  8. Is venture debt the right option for my company?
  9. What are key terms to consider?
  10. What should I look for in a lender and what do lenders look for?


3:00 PM GMT


June 3rd, 2021


Bhavik Chauhan, VP Business Development & Marketing, OKR Financial

Bhavik brings over 20 years of experience in business development and marketing to his role at OKR Financial. He is also the former managing director of Canada’s largest consulting firm in government funding and cost optimization.

Alex Baluta, CEO, Flow Capital 

Alex has over 27 years of professional experience in investment banking, equity research, mergers and acquisitions, operations, consulting, and entrepreneurship. Alex was a top-ranked equity research analyst in Canada in the early 2000s, focused on the software sector. His primary focus throughout his career has been advising, analyzing, operating, and investing in small and medium-sized enterprises, primarily in high-growth technology sectors. 

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