An opportunity for business owners to find out about funding their business will be available at a free event this week.

Dorset Growth Hub will be hosting a ‘funding my business’ workshop at Bridport LSi on Wednesday, October 23 from 10am to 2pm.

Participants will be able to find out about financial products and providers, the type of finance that would be most suitable, understand what a funder is looking for and how to give themselves the best chance of a funding offer.

The event is aimed at business owners seeking to understand the options available to them in funding their business, looking at traditional means, alternative finance, crowdfunding and grants.

Attendees can also get an insight into financing options such as StartUp Loans, finance finding portals, Dorset Growth Hub grants and more.

Those wanting to attend will need to register for a place - which is one per business - at

It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is open to Dorset registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs with a Dorset address.