The Greater London Investment Fund (GLIF) launched in May 2019 and is made up of two funding streams; equity or debt finance. Debt finance The FSE Group supports new and established small to medium enterprises that are investing in one of the 33 London Boroughs. The Fund typically provides debt loans of between £100,000 to […]
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London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme provides tailored advice and support to grow your business. It will help you overcome many challenges at different stages in your businesses’ growth journey, as well as providing access to: Experienced and commercially successful mentors Local business support Workshops and events Corporate engagement. This three-month programme is open to […]
The Mayor’s International Business Programme is a tailored business support programme for high-growth firms in London operating in four broad sectors: creative, finance, business services and tech, life sciences and urban innovation. Over the course of the 12-month programme, you will receive the advice and support you need to make your business an international success. […]
Founders Factory was set up to support founders to build and scale great companies. Its bespoke six-month accelerator offers: Access to a dedicated team that runs each support programme Corporate access and benefits covering data, market insights, product validation, credibility and capital £30,000 in cash. Founders Factory typically takes between 4% and 7% equity.
Founders Factory was set up to support founders to build great companies. It has an incubator programme that supports talented people with ideas to become founders. It provides support with: Validating an idea Intellectual property Team building Customers. Founders Factory receive a minority stake in each start up in exchange for a £250,000 seed round.
The Activate Startup Programme is aimed at early-stage companies with outstanding digital ideas. Through the programme, participants can access specialist support, mentoring and expertise to develop their idea into a viable, investor-ready business. Participants can also access funding in exchange for equity in their business.
Geovation provides accelerator programmes, events and practical development resources to startups that need access to location or property data. The Geovation Accelerator provides tailored support to startups that want to create a product or business that uses property or location data. The accelerators provide access to workspace, mentors, grant funding, data, product development support, and […]
Startup Giants is a UK-based accelerator for tech startups in the UK at the pre-seed or concept stage. Twice a year, it invests up to £100,000 in consumer startups that have the potential to attract at least one million customers within 12 months of launching. Startup Giants participates in future seed and expansion rounds to […]
The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment. Business angels in the UK collectively invest around £1.5 billion every year and are one of the UK’s largest sources of investment for start-ups and early-stage firms looking to grow. UKBAA provides a range of services to help entrepreneurs […]
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Finance Kitchen supports firms in the food and drink sector in London to access debt and equity funding. Finance Kitchen works with businesses at all stages and covers a number of situations in the life cycle of a food business including new starts, refits, business purchase, additional sites, management buyouts and short-term cash flow. Finance […]
The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) members’ directory includes angel networks, venture funds, crowdfund and online investment platforms, incubators and private equity. The directory lists business angels alphabetically, and it is also possible to filter the search by location, amount offered, sector and investor type. A Growth Hub Guide to help with angel investment […]
Bethnal Green Ventures runs the Tech for Good Programme, which provides early-stage founders with investment, support and expertise to help them launch and grow a tech for good venture. It supports teams with new ideas to help build solutions to social and environmental issues through an intensive programme, which includes peer-to-peer support, one-to-one advice, mentoring, […]
BGF (Business Growth Fund) supports companies at all stages of growth. Initial investments typically range from £2 million to £10 million. A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing Your Business with Venture Capital Venture capital is often used to fund business growth. This guide explains where to find sources of venture […]
Growth Capital Ventures provides investment for SMEs with high growth potential. In addition, investments are available for real estate and clean energy projects with the potential to deliver sustainable growth. A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing Your Business with Venture Capital Venture capital is often used to fund business growth. […]
Newable Private Investing, which was previously known as London Business Angels, helps raise investment for knowledge-intensive companies working in deep tech, med tech, artificial intelligence, space, robotics and the fourth industrial revolution. Newable Private Investing leverages HMRC’s Enterprise Investment Scheme tax incentives. A Growth Hub Guide to help with access to finance Financing a Business […]