Venture capital

Venture capital is a way of raising finance where shares in your company (equity) are exchanged for a sum of money.  It is a common source of funding for small or growing businesses that have little or no money of their own to risk.  Venture capitalists invest in these businesses with the prospect of a large return if the company takes off.

Some venture capitalists will have a preference for investing in particular sectors, eg engineering, while others will be more broad based.  For example Finance Yorkshire provide equity linked investments from £100k to £2m.

You can search for venture capital funding for FREE on this website.

You can search by category, eg starting-up, plant and machinery, or you can carry out a more comprehensive search that will attempt to match venture capitalists with your type of business.

If you’d like to speak to someone in our business support team for help contact us on 01274 437727 or email

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