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Proof-of-Concept

Early stage equity finance up to £750,000

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If you’re looking for finance to get your product or company started, it’s more likely you will require equity-based funding.

Historically equity markets in the Midlands have invested in later stage businesses with the area receiving less early stage funding than the UK average.

Our Proof-of-Concept equity funding can help you get your idea off the ground and realise your business dream.

How it works

All funds cover the whole of the MEIF investment area, but do have a geographic focus to provide a local service for companies. Click on the links below to go to Fund Managers website.

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Click on one of the funds below and you will be taken to the Fund Manager's website, where you can make an enquiry

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The Fund Manager will contact you to see if your business qualifies

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You make a formal application

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The Fund Manager evaluates your application and makes the investment decision

How MEIF investment works

All funds cover the whole of the MEIF investment area, but do have a geographic focus to provide a local service for companies.Click on the links below to go to Fund Managers website.

1

Click on one of the funds below and you will be taken to the Fund Manager's website, where you can make an enquiry

2

The Fund Manager will contact you to see if your business qualifies

3

You make a formal application

4

The Fund Manager evaluates your application and makes the investment decision

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We recently caught up with @worcsLEP CEO, Gary Woodman, to discuss Worcestershire's business community and how through strong partnership working the #MEIF is helping to improve access to finance in the area.

Read the interview: https://t.co/gukIvcJllC https://t.co/pUvpZY7mNg
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Burleighs Gin is set to scale-up its operations and create new jobs following a £250k investment from #MEIF and @FinanceSE.

The Leicestershire gin distillery will also be using the funding to build its export sales.

Read more in @businesslive: https://t.co/LCSuBcKzcr https://t.co/bRv9mbkOT9
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The #MEIF Quick Reference Guide provides an overview of the various types of #finance available through the Fund and which is best suited to your business needs.

Read it here: https://t.co/RngOaJw0eV https://t.co/quPS8EYGiD
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#MEIF Small Business Loans can be used to boost working capital, fund product development or purchase new equipment.

This finance type is well suited to entrepreneurs, early-stage start-ups or established businesses looking to grow.

Find out more: https://t.co/9lrCRyWaqe https://t.co/VkdzkBjjgx
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In a new interview, Jon Valentine, founder of tech firm @sensocloud, explains how #MEIF finance helped the Nottingham-based business to expand overseas, develop new products and create jobs.

Hear more below👇 https://t.co/Yo7IcutOcW

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LEICESTERSHIRE GIN DISTILLER SECURES £250,000 MEIF FUNDING TO BOOST GROWTH

A Leicestershire gin distiller business has secured a £250,000 investment to scale-up its operations and create new job...

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