The Funding Academy will challenge you. There is on-going support to ensure you get the most value from the programme.

Access to Shaw & Co one-to-one support

For the duration of the programme, students will have access to Shaw & Co’s experts and the wider teaching team. The level of support applies on a ‘fair usage’ basis arranged through the Funding Academy Manager.

Peer group

A highly valued programme benefit is that you will be engaging with like-minded business leaders seeking similar funding goals. The Funding Academy enables you to extend your network, build close bonds and to continue on-going peer-to-peer support.

Alumni programme

Completing the programme entitles you to join the Funding Academy Alumni. This offers you exclusive access to Shaw & Co networking events, seminars and our investor network. Details of the alumni programme will be communicated by email or can be found here.


Meet the challenge

Learn to think more deeply and broadly about your business, the funding process and what investors are really looking for.

Become investment ready

Learn how to optimise your business plan deserves and refine your pitch before engaging with investors.

Secure investment

The best businesses will be invited to present to Shaw & Co's investor network.

This is for you if...