MEIF West Midlands Equity Fund

The £35m West Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) will primarily be invested by Midven in businesses located in these six West Midlands LEP regions:

  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Greater Birmingham & Solihull
  • The Black Country
  • Stoke & Staffordshire
  • Worcestershire
  • The Marches

Equity funding of up to £2m is available to businesses with potential for high growth across the West Midlands. Some funding will also be available to business within the wider Midlands Engine region, which comprises of the East and South East Midlands.

Submit your business plan

Midven is looking to work with and invest in businesses with ambitious growth plans. If you are a start-up, early-stage or established business looking for funding to support your business growth, view our business plan guidance here.


Investment Readiness Workshops

Throughout 2019, Midven is supporting businesses across the West Midlands by running a series of ‘Investment Readiness’ workshops for businesses preparing to raise investment.

Register your interest



The Midven Team

Midven has been investing in Midlands SMEs for more than 25 years across a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, healthcare and software, and services.

Once the Midlands Engine Investment Fund has invested in your company, Midven will work closely with you to support your growth plans. Examples of this support include operational and strategic input, resources to support specific projects, and regular portfolio company events where executives can meet and share experiences.

This invaluable advice and guidance has been key to our strong track record of high-value exits and we are proud to have created more than 30 millionaires by delivering strategic support that goes beyond just the provision of investment.

The Midlands Engine Investment team is lead by Roger Wood and Surjit Kooner.

Meet the team


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