How to finance your start-up

How to finance your start-up

At this webinar you get the opportunity to meet people from Denmark or Sweden who can advise you on how to finance democratic companies and start-ups. At this webinar you will be introduced to different opportunities to finance your business. First the concept behind crowdfunding will be presented by Nicolai Jæpelt from Coop crowdfunding. He will also talk about what Coop offers entrepreneurs. In one breakout room you will meet advisor Christian Simonsen from one of Denmark’s democratic banks: Merkur Andelskasse. He talks about financing opportunities for entrepreneurs and especially how banks consider potential new customers who wish to finance a startup. In another breakout room you will meet Ylva Lundkvist Fridh, she has more than 15 years of work experience as an organisation developer in the social economy sector. For the last three years she has been the CEO of Swedens only social and micro finance institution – Mikrofonden Sverige. The Micro-fund Sweden has invested 1,7 million Euros in approximately 125 social enterprises in Sweden and aims at closing the financial market gap for social enterprises. Mikrofonden is the third sector’s own risk capital cooperative.

You will learn about the opportunities to fine tune your business and learn more about what to consider in relation to finance.

DATES


Webinar date: Monday 21. March, 16:00-17:30


Webinar date: Tuesday 31 May, 16:00-17:30


DURATION

1,5 hour

LANGUAGE

English ( breakout room in Danish/English)

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Everyone

HOST

Andreas Pindstrup Jørgens, Director of Tænketanken Demokratisk Erhverv and author of the book: Medejer – Kunsten at overhale konkurrenter gennem demokratisk ejerskab

GUESTS

  • Nicolai Jæpelt from Coop crowdfunding
  • Christian Simonsen, erhvervsrådgiver, Merkur Andelskasse
  • Ylva Lundkvist Fridh, Mikrofonden Sverige

PROGRAM

16.00 – 16.05: participant logs on
16.05 – 16:20: challenges and opportunities to find funding for your democratic business. (incl. 5 min for questions) v. Andreas
16.20 – 16.40: What is crowdfunding? and what can Coop crowdfunding offer? (incl. 5 min to questions). Presentation by . Nicolai Jæpelt from Coop
16.40 – 17.00: BREAKOUT ROOM 1 (in danish): Hvad skal der til for at låne penge i banken til din virksomhed? (incl. 5 min til spørgsmål) Presentation by Christian Simonsen, erhvervsrådgiver Merkur Andelskasse
16.40 – 17.00: BREAKOUT ROOM 2 (in english): How the Micro-fund Sweden has invested 1,7 million Euros in approximately 125 social enterprises in Sweden and their work on closing the financial market gap for social enterprises. Presentation by: Ylva Lundkvist Fridh, Mikrofonden Sverige
17.00 – 17.20 Q&A
17.20 – 17.30 concluding remarks and goodbye

ØreXund is the result of a collaboration between the Tænketanken Demokratisk Erhverv, Kooperation and Coompanion Skåne and has the overall purpose of strengthening sustainable and jointly owned entrepreneurship in Danish and Swedish businesses respectively. ØreXund Excubator is supported by funds from the EU’s InterReg pool, which provides funds for collaborations across the Sound, Skagerrak and Kattegat.

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