Looking for funding? New £250m fund supports Midlands enterprises

Midlands Engine Investment FundA series of briefing events will be taking place between 26th February and 20th March 2018 to showcase investment opportunities available through the new £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). The British Business Bank and the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will be coming together to brief business advisors and the local business community about the new funding opportunities available, its potential uses and how businesses can apply to receive the fund.

The events will be taking place at each of the 10 Local Enterprise Partnership areas within the MEIF region.

Leading venture firm Midven has been appointed to manage the £35 million West Midlands equity finance portion of the MEIF. Midven will invest all of the funds into high-growth businesses across the West Midlands over the next five years. Within its portfolio, Midven has continually supported entrepreneurship within the Midlands, delivering its expertise through strategic support and resources. For more information on Midven, please visit our website on https://midven.co.uk/.

Click on the links below to secure your place at one of the free events. Further details of venues will be provided in due course.

Lincoln – 2nd March 2018, 11.30am – 1.30pm

Dudley– 6th March 2018, 8am – 10am

Telford – 7th March 2018, 8am – 10am

Malvern – 8th March 2018, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Coventry – 9th March 2018, 8am – 10am

Derby – 14th March 2018, 8am – 10am

Leicester – 16th March 2018, 8am – 10am

Stoke – 19th March 2018, 9.30am – 11.30am

Birmingham – 20th March 2018, 8am – 10am

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund project is supported financially by the European Union using funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020 and the European Investment Bank.

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