Financial experts, Ann Marie Juliano and Wesley Rashid give a practical guide to schemes to support startups, and managing cash flow in challenging times. This webinar was recorded 18 May 2020.


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About this webinar

As a startup, there have been many schemes announced by the UK government that it is hard to keep track. We will give you an update of the business support your company can consider to manage your cash flow,  from schemes designed to leverage operational, debt and equity financing levers.

During this webinar, Wesley Rashid, the founder of Accountancy Cloud, & Ann Juliano, the founder of Muse Corporation,  give a snapshot of the current landscape and will also provide guidance on the interaction that some of these schemes have with each other and how they could affect your business.


About our speakers

Ann Marie Juliano

Ann Marie Juliano is the founder and CEO of Muse Corporation, established in 2018. Before setting up Muse, Ann founded D2 International Investments, an advisory firm specialising in alternative investments. She has extensive institutional capital markets expertise, having previously been Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group and Director of Longevity Markets at Credit Suisse. Ann holds an MBA from Oxford University and is an alumna of Harvard Business School.

About Muse:

Muse provides SMEs smart finance management tools and access to affordable, speedy finance – all in one app. Their technology connects into your business’s cloud accounting software to provide free 30-day cash flow forecasts as well as a single view of all of your business bank accounts. You can also get access to alternative finance solutions directly within the Muse app. Muse participated in the 2020 cohort of Barclays’ Fintech Accelerator, powered by Techstars.

Wesley Rashid

Wesley Rashid is the co-founder of Accountancy Cloud. He’s been a serial entrepreneur, he knows what it’s like to exit a business during tough financial times, after enduring the pain of accounting in the early years and since then he’s been obsessed about trying to solve the accounting problem. .  With over 15+ years in the technology industry, he’s worked for blue chimp firms such as Accenture, and for various high growth startups acting in various roles of finance, and consulting. A self taught qualified accountant, he’s now a fellow member of Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA).

About Accountancy Cloud:

Accountancy Cloud is smart finance software that solves accounting for startups and SMEs. We aim to address this with smart finance technology, that makes us different in 3 ways:

1. We carry out accounting assisted by a team of engineers that automate the most error-prone parts of the work that people usually carry out.
2. We’re focused on delivering a world-class customer service.
3. Our software is designed for founders, not accountants.

Accountancy Cloud was a cohort member of the  Barclays’ Fintech Accelerator, powered by Techstars 2020 programme, and previously of Cambridge University Barclays Scale Up Programme and Tech Nation’s Upscale Programme 4.0.