Other funding opportunities

To support business growth, Invest NI has set up a suite of six funds totalling more than £170 million to help SMEs with high growth potential.
  • NI Small Business Loan Fund: £5m fund that provides unsecured loans to individuals, private companies and social enterprises.
  • Growth Loan Fund: £50m fund that provides unsecured loan finance to SMEs that can demonstrate strong growth and export potential.
  • techstart NI: £29m integrated suite of funds and support for entrepreneurs, seed and early stage SMEs and university spin-outs.
  • CoFund NI: £28m venture capital fund that co-invests alongside business angels and other private investors.
  • Development Funds: Two £30m equity funds designed to help SMEs in Northern Ireland accelerate their growth.
For further information, please contact a member of our team.