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Do you want to learn about raising funding?

Listen to ‘The Investor Ready Podcast’ as Cognino is featured on ep 4.

Find out how Priti Padhy, CEO of,  ‘learnt on the job’ to successfully raise funding for

Julie Barber, CEO of Spark! Consulting, a boutique business consultancy, Julie is also an author, Non-Exec Director, Mentor and Speaker. Julie’s background is working with large financial corporates such as  KPMG and HSBC, and quasi-regulators like the Financial Services  Compensation Scheme.

At Spark! she now works with clients focused on growth, innovation and  transformation, from early stage startups to global corporates. Julie developed The Investor Ready Roadmap, a 6-step methodology to  ensure confidence and credibility when raising investment – this  methodology forms the basis of her No.1 best-selling book, Investor  Ready. Alongside Spark! Julie mentors business owners and founders through  roles with FinTech Wales and Dent Global.

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