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.
Providing Private Investment for Start-ups and Early Growth Stage Businesses
Business Support Grants
Rural Investment for Vital Employment (DRIVE) is a new grant programme being offered by NCC & SCC
The Business Resilience and Recovery Scheme provides grants to support short-term business resilience projects & longer.
This offers grants of up to £250,000 to help you grow your business & create jobs.
This offers 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.
Funding for Innovation
Opening date: 28 May 2021 - Closing date: 25 August 2021
The UK innovation agency’s resource for innovative SMEs from any sector who are ambitious to grow further and scale.
Find out everything about applying for funding with us.
Supporting SME Business Innovation. Match funding for your innovative product or services
Invest in innovation, research and development
Supporting Innovation by providing businesses with access to academic expertise, including consultancy, funding and more
Supporting a free innovation mentoring and bid writing scheme to help smaller businesses secure funding
Insights & Reports
Why do you need funding for your app idea? Creating a successful app is not a cheap process and there are many
You can improve your business' competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with academics and researche
Accelerating the early adoption of advanced digital technologies across the UK.