Investment & Funding
Access the right finance to scale your innovation
The relationship between startup and investor is like a marriage. Tech East helps bring investors to the East of England by showcasing the best opportunities. With locations in London and Cambridge, two of the world’s tech investment hotspots and a growing network of local Angels, we are here to help you access finance at every stage of your journey.
Anglia Capital Group
Providing Private Investment for Start-ups and Early Growth Stage Businesses
Business Support Grants
VocTech Activate grant fund 2023
Register now to attend a grant workshop. Applications to the fund close on 8 February 2023.
Supply Chain Skills Development Fund and SPARC
We will support you to identify the staff competencies and capabilities needed to fully capitalise on opportunities
Road to Net Zero grant and support programme
Road to Net Zero grants will support Norfolk and Suffolk businesses to access grants from £1,000 to £25,000 for projec …
Funding for rural businesses
Rural Investment for Vital Employment (DRIVE) is a new grant programme being offered by NCC & SCC
Small Grant Scheme
Ends 31 Jan 2023- grants from £1,000 to £25,000 to help you grow your business.
Crowdcube's purpose is to democratise investment and fuel the next generation of businesses.
If you’re just starting out or need a little extra support, this is the place to come to raise money for your business …
Enabling all types of growth-focused businesses to raise capital and a community in the process.
British Business Bank
Supporting UK businesses like yours - See how we can help you start your recovery journey.
Simple, hassle-free finance to take your business forward.
Silicon Valley Bank
We are the only bank in the UK focused solely on the innovation economy.
Funding for Innovation
£20m Innovate UK Transformative Technologies fund now open
This competition is designed for, and only open to, companies that would receive Innovate UK funding for the first time.
£7 million tech fund to decarbonise freight and boost innovation
Government launches a new fund to help small to medium-sized businesses to develop greener and more efficient solutions
impulse serves as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Over the next 3 years, Innovate UK has £2.2 million to support young people to develop their innovative ideas to change …
Innovate UK EDGE
The UK innovation agency’s resource for innovative SMEs from any sector who are ambitious to grow further and scale.
Innovate UK - Funding finder
Find out everything about applying for funding with us.
Supporting SME Business Innovation. Match funding for your innovative product or services
Growth Through Innovation Fund
Invest in innovation, research and development
Innovation Grant Mentoring Project
Supporting a free innovation mentoring and bid writing scheme to help smaller businesses secure funding
Insights & Reports
App Funding Guide: How can you get funding for your app idea?
Why do you need funding for your app idea? Creating a successful app is not a cheap process and there are many
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what they are and how to apply
You can improve your business' competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with academics and researche
UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre
Accelerating the early adoption of advanced digital technologies across the UK.
Videos & Podcasts
Tim Robinson interviews Howard Partridge from Innovate UK
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund?
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is going to bring together industry and researchers to solve some of the really b