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.

Angel Investment

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.

Crowd Funding


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.

Debt funding

British Business Bank

Supporting UK businesses like yours - See how we can help you start your recovery journey.

Funding Circle

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.

Young Innovators

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