Fireside chat 🔥 with Sue Nelson, Founder of Breakthrough Incentives

Mar 9, 2022, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

PLATF9RM, Hove Town Hall, Church Rd, Hove, BN3 2AF

'Founding in your 50s;

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Fireside Chat

About this event

'Founding in your 50s;

At 54, Sue Nelson set up Breakthrough Incentives, an independent tax consultancy focusing on R&D, and took it from zero to a £2.5m profitable turnover company in just 5 years when she then sold it to the multinational professional services company EY.

The company has processed over 1,000 R&D tax claims, generating more than £60million for small tech businesses across the UK –an average of nearly £50,000 in cash or tax relief per claim. In the process, this led to the creation of around 150 new jobs.

Join us to hear about:

- Founding a company in your 50s

- Sue's journey through 3 different careers 

- The transition of going from employee to employer

- How to differentiate your business to make it stand out 

- Growing a company for sale
- ...and much much more 🔥

This month our fireside chat is part of the Spring Forward Festival. 

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  • Sue Nelson

    Breakthrough Incentives




Wednesday, March 9, 2022
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC


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  • Lara Sheldrake

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  • Samantha Harland

    Startup Grind Brighton


  • Lara Sheldrake

    Startup Grind Brighton

    Chapter Director

  • Samantha Harland





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