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This is the heart of the Invest in Women Hub – helping you find the right finance partner for your needs, at each stage of your business journey. Browse through the entries or narrow your search by using the filters, it’s up to you. You’ll notice that many of our case studies, videos and articles link back to providers on this list.
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7percent is an entrepreneur-led, network-driven, transatlantic fund. It backs the most ambitious founders - those with moonshot ideas - as early as possible. We seek potential 200x winners and pass on the less risky, less ambitious opportunities.
Angel Academe is the UK's most active and longest-established female-focused angel network. Members of the network invest in ambitious and highly scalable technology businesses with at least 1 woman on the founding team.
We are equity investors, empowering Yorkshire’s talented and ambitious entrepreneurs to climb new global heights for a brighter future. Our team has deep-rooted connections to the region, with extensive knowledge of the local business community. Anticus Partners seeks to make a difference to the people and environment in which we operate. We can invest up to £1.5m into Yorkshire based startups and SMEs in any sector to support their growth potential alongside supporting greater levels of innovation and target new markets to contribute to increasing the productivity and economic wealth of the Yorkshire region.
At Barclays, we’re committed to delivering meaningful and ongoing support to help all women in business realise their ambitions. Our network of highly trained Relationship Managers provides a wide range of skills to offer support at any point in your journey, from startup to scale-up.
British Design Fund is the UK's only hardware-specific, early stage venture capital fund. The Fund works with extraordinary entrepreneurs to scales their products, accelerate growth and build long term value - for both investors and businesses.
"Connectd is the leading community network that connects entrepreneurs and startups with investors and NEDs to secure growth opportunities"
Elbow Beach Capital is a private investment company focused on decarbonisation, sustainable energy, and social impact businesses. We support exceptional founders and their teams in scaling their businesses through capital investments, coupled with ESG and go-to-market expertise.
Future Planet links global centres of innovation to opportunities capable of delivering breakthrough returns in Climate, Education, Health, Security and Sustainable Growth. FPC manages £400m for sovereigns, pension funds, corporates and endowments, with 180 companies currently in its portfolio.
Women-led angel syndicate investing in women co-founded startups at pre/seed stage. Sector Agnostic but we have a very strong preference for technology and/or IP-led businesses (deep science). We do not currently invest in any D2C or consumer products companies.
Let’s Do Business Finance is a Responsible Finance provider and a leading provider of business advice, business loans, access to other finance, training, and business events across the South East and East of England.
Longwall Ventures invests in early stage businesses that are harnessing the UK’s expertise in science R&D to address the global challenges of tomorrow.
Metro Bank services 2.7 million customer accounts and is rated as the best bank for service in-store for personal and business customers. It is one of the few new or 'challenger' banks to offer physical branches as well as online and telephone banking.
Mint Ventures is a Scottish-based women-led business Angel investment club and network. We offer a fresh approach to raising early-stage capital by democratising angel investment for women and invest in products and services that meet the needs and interests of women with a social, environmental or ethical purpose.
As long-standing supporters of women in business, we understand the challenges women might face when setting up or running a business. And we’re committed to supporting UK businesses to start, scale and succeed.
Northstar is technology investor for early stage businesses seeking equity finance of up to £500,000. We have invested over £100 million into over 400 SMEs across many industry verticals. Based in Newcastle, we are nationally and internationally networked.
At Oxford Capital, we are passionate about backing founders to build great comppanies. Since 1999, we have invested over £500m in 100+ companies in the UK.
We are Playfair. We’re a sector agnostic fund with a contrarian approach to pre-seed investing: bringing discipline, diligence, dedication and depth of thought to an intentionally low volume of investments. We exist to nurture the most promising founders of today to build the category-defining companies of tomorrow.
S100 Club provides a unique matchmaking service for investors and entrepreneurs which has translated into countless success stories and exits. Unlike other Angel investment clubs, the S100 Club does not charge presenting companies up front fees and offers unparalleled support in investment preparation.
Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s innovative, high growth potential entrepreneurial talent.
SFC Capital is the UK's most active seed investor (PitchBook, 2018-2023), providing capital and support to innovative startups. To date, SFC has invested in over 400 companies and partnered with the likes of British Business Investments to bring funding to businesses across all UK regions.
Start Up Loans’ mission is to help new and early-stage UK businesses access affordable finance and mentoring support. We offer personal fixed-interest loans and support to aspiring and early stage businesses across the UK who might be struggling to access other forms of finance.
Station12 makes investments into a combination of SEIS and EIS qualifying businesses in the Sports, Entertainment and Knowledge sectors. We back well led, intelligent companies who are clearly focused on delivering products or services that customers will pay for. Our approach is to find companies that we can help to deliver profit and that will be attractive acquisitions for larger companies because they are profitable and sustainable. We only make a limited number of select investments each year, so that we can fully support those that we do invest in.
SWIG Finance provides viable SMEs and start-ups with access to finance through dedicated business loan funds in the South West.
We’re a development bank that puts Wales’s potential at the heart of our decision–making. We finance businesses that stand to contribute financially, socially, ethically and environmentally to our communities and to the wider world. Every day, fuelling possibilities and bringing ambitions to life.