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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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Nottingham-based EkkoSense has secured new funding from the #MEIF and @Maven_Midlands.

The advanced software and technology provider is using the finance to continue expanding internationally.

Read more here: https://t.co/7cBq2WzV9i https://t.co/AamRq32OYj
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Growth Hubs can help connect entrepreneurs, start-ups and more established small businesses with key support and information on funding.

With 10 located across the #Midlands, find your local Growth Hub here: https://t.co/TgkARfQcA7 https://t.co/xIWIPxd3I9
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For the latest Fund news and views join the #MEIF mailing list. Sign up on our homepage: https://t.co/z3qhFFvNkS https://t.co/9KyPYVA3Ci MidsEngInv photo

Are you a Midlands' business owner considering external finance?

Find out about the types of funding available through #MEIF here: https://t.co/RngOaJw0eV https://t.co/dJRI6lIqCT
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#MEIF Equity Finance is well suited to supporting established businesses or large start-ups with high growth potential.

With funding available up to £2 million, read more about the finance type here: https://t.co/LE5JgNpZeg https://t.co/rKiSfNHWof
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