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High Potential Startups
Budding entrepreneurs in the region are being given the chance to turn their notepad doodle into the next Google with support from the North East Growth Hub’s new High Potential Startups programme.
North East Growth Hub
Kick-starting Tourism Package
Businesses in tourist destinations across the North East LEP region that depend on visitors for income can apply for a grant up to £3k as part of government's new Kick-starting Tourism Package.
SME restart and recovery grants
SMEs in the North East LEP area can apply for grants to help them restart and recover during the coronavirus pandemic.
Access to Debt Finance
Rangewell helps business owners to identify which type of finance is most appropriate for individual business needs.
Analysis for Innovators (A4I)
Analysis for Innovators (A4I) gives UK businesses access to cutting-edge R&D, expertise and facilities to help solve analysis or measurement problems that can't be cracked using standard technologies and techniques. This p
National Physical Laboratory
Angels Den matches entrepreneurs with experienced angel investors who can provide the funding, expertise and connections to take a businesses to the next level.
Arrow - Innovation for SMEs
Arrow Innovation Accelerator
Grant funding of up to £10k is available to North East SMEs to buy services and/or equipment for research and innovation related activities.
Arrow is part-funded by the European Regiona
Arts Council England COVID-19 support
Support for organisations and people working in arts and culture at risk due to COVID-19
Arts Council England
Barclays backs UK SMEs through Brexit with a package of support including a £14bn lending fund
Barclays has announced a £14bn* lending fund as part of a series of initiatives to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to succeed and flourish through Brexit and beyond.
BiG provides equity finance and business support expertise to established owner-managers, or potential managers, who can demonstrate growth potential, coupled with good management skills or an established track record.
Business Investors Group
Bridges Sustainable Growth Funds
Funds invested in ambitious growth companies that are helping to tackle some of our most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Bridges Fund Management Ltd
Business Enterprise Fund
A not for profit social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SMEs that will help them thrive and grow when other lenders can’t fully assist.
Business Enterprise Fund
Business Growth Fund
Business Growth Fund (BGF) is an investment company that provides growth capital for ambitious entrepreneurs running growing UK companies.
UK Steel Enterprise provides loans from £25,000 for working capital, equipment purchase, premises, relocations, management buy-outs (MBOs), management buy-ins (MBIs), start-ups and much more.
UK Steel Enterprise
Capital to Grow
Growth Capital Ventures provides equity and loans for start-ups and SMEs with high growth potential.
Growth Capital Ventures
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