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Growth Hubs

Growth hubs

The UK has a network of thirty-nine growth hubs giving 4.8 million businesses across England ready access to the support they need to start up, scale up and create more jobs.

Growth hubs work across the country with local and national, public and private sector partners - such as Chambers of Commerce, FSB, universities, Enterprise Zones and banks, co-ordinating local business support and connecting businesses to the right help for their needs.

Growth hubs

Below are details of the growth hubs within the Midlands Engine Investment Fund participating LEPs.

Black Country LEP logo
Coventry & Warwickshire LEP logo
D2N2 LEP logo
Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP logo
Greater Lincolnshire LEP logo
Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership logo
South East Midlands LEP (SEMLEP) logo
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP logo
The Marches LEP logo
Worcestershire LEP logo

Learn more by selecting a funding option below:

small business loans

Small Business Loans

£25k – £150k

Small Business Loans page
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debt finance

Debt Finance

£100k – £1.5m

Debt Finance page
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equity finance

Equity Finance

£50k – £2m

Equity Finance page
Learn More
proof of concept

Proof of Concept

Up to £750,000

Proof of Concept page
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Are you an #entrepreneur looking to get your business idea off the ground?

#MEIF Proof-of-Concept finance could provide the funding you need to realise your business ambitions.

Find out more here: https://t.co/29r2mJEvg5 https://t.co/LncGN8jQmN
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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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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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