The North East Fund invests from £10k to £2m in SMEs based in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham. Companies at all stages of development and in most sectors are eligible. Our team provides guidance on what our five funds can offer and on other sources of business support available across the region.
Funding for companies which address a clear market need and have the potential to achieve significant growth.
Development Capital Fund
Funding for ambitious established businesses with capable management teams looking to exploit market opportunities.
Growth Capital Fund
Unsecured funding for companies that can service debt but which cannot obtain sufficient bank lending to implement growth plans.
Funding for early-stage businesses with innovative, scalable ideas – from software to life science, start-up to scale-up.
Small Loan Fund
Loans of £10k to £100k for revenue generating companies at any stage of development. No personal guarantees or security required.