These three webinars with regards to Financing International Trade was recorded by:

Open To Export – Your community for going global – Register as an Exporter

How to Get Paid (Recorded May 21st)

In this webinar on export finance by Open To Export, they explore the topic of how to get paid.

Speakers from UK Export Finance, HSBC and Western Union guide you through the range of options available to SMEs to lower your financial exposure and risk trading overseas.

In particular, the webinar addresses topics such as credit insurance, letters of credit and foreign exchange.


How to Finance Your Orders (Recorded 23rd May)

This webinar explores working capital and how to finance your orders.

For many businesses, there can be a long delay between agreeing an order and getting paid for it, especially when factoring in shipping times and potentially longer credit terms in other countries.

In this webinar, our speakers from UK Export Finance, RBS and Bilbus talk about how to bridge the gap between contract signing and payment and discuss strategies for coping with this challenge.



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Alternative Sources of Finance (Recorded 29th May)

In the final webinar of our export finance series, we address the topic of ‘alternative sources of finance’.

In this webinar we look outside of the traditional funding channels provided by private sector banks. Helene Panzarino of Grant Thornton provides an overview of the alternative finance landscape and we will explore 3 specific funding options in further detail. Speakers from the UK Business Angels Association, Funding Circle and Market Invoice highlight the credentials which makes these alternative routes of angel investment, peer to peer funding or invoice discounting and factoring potentially suitable for your business.