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What is the Midlands Engine Investment Fund?

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund, provides commercially focussed finance through Small Business Loans, Debt Finance, Proof of concept and Equity Finance funds.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to realise the region’s potential to achieve economic growth through enterprise.

MEIF is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South East Midlands.

MEIF provides over £250m of investment to boost small and medium business (SME) growth in the Midlands.

If your business is located in the Midlands and you are looking to scale up, select one of the funding options below to see how we can help.

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WHAT IS THE MIDLANDS ENGINE INVESTMENT FUND?

We are a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South Midlands.

Combining funding from LEPs, the European Regional Development Fund, and the European Investment Bank, together we provide business support and over £250m of investment to boost small business growth in the Midlands.

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Our fund manager @B_C_R_S has now delivered £10m through the #MEIF Small Business Loan Fund.

The lending milestone follows BCRS providing finance to over 175 businesses located in the West Midlands.

Read more in @businessdeskwm: https://t.co/lZHoXxXsqN https://t.co/vbT71IIbPD
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The #MEIF Quick Reference Guide provides key information on the different types of finance available through the Fund and their suitability for businesses.

Download it here: https://t.co/NeAjUhpXog https://t.co/ehPQTo6maW
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#MEIF Proof-of-Concept funding can help you get an idea off the ground and realise your business dream.

With funding available up to £750k, find out more here: https://t.co/Sp0FXNL6ct https://t.co/iCJtNuo2Yv
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Growth Hubs help connect businesses to the support they need to start up, scale up and create jobs.

There are 10 Growth Hubs located across the #Midlands, find your nearest: https://t.co/CLUsWm4mAv https://t.co/ZIRdu5xyqt
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The #MEIF has now invested £100m in small businesses across the #Midlands.

Read about the Fund's latest milestone in @businesslive: https://t.co/iSQlmUaynn https://t.co/3LMKkSVFzD
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