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Growth Hubs

Growth hubs

The UK has a network of thirty-nine growth hubs giving 4.8 million businesses across England ready access to the support they need to start up, scale up and create more jobs.

Growth hubs work across the country with local and national, public and private sector partners - such as Chambers of Commerce, FSB, universities, Enterprise Zones and banks, co-ordinating local business support and connecting businesses to the right help for their needs.

Growth hubs

Below are details of the growth hubs within the Midlands Engine Investment Fund participating LEPs.

Black Country LEP logo
Coventry & Warwickshire LEP logo
D2N2 LEP logo
Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP logo
Greater Lincolnshire LEP logo
Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership logo
South East Midlands LEP (SEMLEP) logo
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP logo
The Marches LEP logo
Worcestershire LEP logo

Learn more by selecting a funding option below:

small business loans

Small Business Loans

£25k – £150k

Small Business Loans page
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debt finance

Debt Finance

£100k – £1.5m

Debt Finance page
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equity finance

Equity Finance

£50k – £2m

Equity Finance page
Learn More
proof of concept

Proof of Concept

Up to £750,000

Proof of Concept page
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The #MEIF offers four different funding options, ranging from small business loans to finance start-ups, to later-stage equity investment that allows established businesses to continue growing.

Find out more information on the funds available here: https://t.co/CpXetDlJtg https://t.co/qI5pA5fECr
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Recently discovered the #MEIF? Find our list of frequently asked questions here: https://t.co/V2pbnBKxim https://t.co/xAe88yWagf MidsEngInv photo

The UK’s only distributor of phosphor copper has secured £150k from #MEIF and @B_C_R_S.

Lichfield-based Ashcroft Metals & Alloys secured the funding, backed by #CBILS, to support its cash flow and safeguard jobs.

Read more here: https://t.co/lLcxp7L6BH https://t.co/rSx8M90wEg
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Are you looking to secure business finance?

For information on what investment type is suited to your firm's needs, visit the @BritishBBank’s Business Finance Guide here: https://t.co/u5u3LyQcif https://t.co/LcHCDyt0kJ
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Stay up to date with the latest #MEIF investments and fund announcements by visiting our news page here: https://t.co/8KEIg61nsB https://t.co/UyLelZ6LAM MidsEngInv photo

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Lichfield copper distributor secures £150,000 MEIF funding boost

The UK’s only distributor of phosphor copper has secured a £150,000 funding boost from alternative business lender BC...

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