Introducing Finance Yorkshire’s new investment fund
Introducing Finance
Yorkshire’s new
investment fund
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Business Funding from Finance Yorkshire

Finance Yorkshire provides funding to grow for small and medium-sized businesses located in or planning to relocate to Yorkshire.

£5k - £25k
  • Aimed at start-ups or small businesses with plans to scale-up or take on new staff
  • Loans repaid over a term of up to five years

£25k - £250k
  • Loan Term – up to 5 years
  • Interest charges and fees: variable, reflective of risk

Up to £1.5m
  • Aimed at SMEs seeking to develop their business model in a transformational way
  • Investment provided for capital expenditure to improve productivity, product development and new market penetration

Up to £1.5m
  • Aimed at new or pre-revenue companies where innovative or disruptive technologies are being developed to capitalise on future opportunities.
  • Focussed on technology and knowledge-based businesses

Finance Yorkshire supports businesses to grow

Finance Yorkshire has launched a new fund to support the growth of businesses in Yorkshire and Humber.

The fund is available to eligible SMEs across the region with ambitions to expand, create jobs and improve productivity.

Investing in our region

The fund will invest more than £50m over the next five years as Finance Yorkshire continues to realise its investment portfolio from its earlier funds. It is structured to provide SMEs with a range of financial support through Seedcorn and Growth Fund (primarily equity) investments along with large and small Loans.

About Finance Yorkshire

Finance Yorkshire’s fund has been created from the combined legacies successfully created by Finance Yorkshire and the South Yorkshire Investment Fund. Finance Yorkshire’s JEREMIE and Extension Funds invested £113 million in more than 500 companies in the region. The South Yorkshire Investment Fund invested £57 million in more than 360 companies in South Yorkshire.

Finance Yorkshire news

Read about some of the businesses that have benefited from our investments along with the latest news on the fund.

Finance Yorkshire case studies

If you are considering applying for funding to support your company’s growth, have a look at our case studies for some of the businesses we have invested in.

Seedcorn Fund Case Study
Growth Fund - Loans & Equity Case Study
Growth Fund - Loans & Equity Case Study
If you have any questions about making an application phone us on 0300 030 6060 or email