Urban Development’s popular event Industry Takeover returns on Thursday 28 November 2013 with the theme Money Matters. A guide to funding opportunities for music artists and business’ that is set to arm you with the knowledge you need to apply for funding to help you get your music career or business off the ground. During this jam-packed evening you will also have the opportunity to network and find out how you can receive a start-up business loan for up to 10K. Get your FREE ticket via Eventbrite.

Who’s Taking over?
Nii Sackey, CEO, Bigga Business
Providing business funding and mentoring opportunities

Sarah Thirtle, Communications & Events Manager, PRS for Music Foundation
The UK’s leading funder for music organisations, groups and individuals across all genres

Victor Sawyerr, Artist Relationships Manager, Arts Council England
Supporting artists and arts organisations to apply for funding

David Olusegun, Young Guns Network & DO Entertainment
Marketing and branding professional who helped set up a networking group created for and run by young people in the music industry

Peter Mackness, Business Development, Thrill Capital
Crowdfunding, sponsorship and investment platforms for sports and entertainment

Julia Payne, Founder, The Hub
A dynamic and entrepreneurial arts and creative enterprise enabling others to meet their potential

Tim Foxon, Awards and Partnerships Manager at the Musicians Benevolent Fund
A charity which helps professional musicians throughout their careers. Tim runs the Fund’s young artist programme, which includes a range of grant schemes for musicians of all genres.

This is your chance to get your questions answered!

Date: Thursday 28 November 2013
Location: Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, London E15 1BX
Time: 7-9.30pm

For more information visit


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