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Support for your business


Regardless of the size or stage of your business, we'll work with you to source the right support for your needs.

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Regardless of the size or stage of your business, we'll work with you to source the right support for your needs.

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Access to funding

Gain access to potential funding opportunities such as:

£250m+ Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) - Available for the growth of SME businesses

Business Growth Programme 2 - Provides between £10,001 - £1m to businesses trading for at least six months, for the creation of jobs

Investor Showcase - A great way to meet some of the sector’s leading investors, providing start-ups, early growth and venture stage businesses with an opportunity for targeted introductions

Investor Network - Access to leading investors from Midven, Mercia, and Minerva

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Access to talent

Access talent from the neighbouring universities Aston University and Birmingham City University, plus the University of Birmingham’s leading computer science graduates. There are over 110,000 graduates each year from across the West Midlands’ 20 universities, including 14,000 with FinTech-related qualifications.

You’ll also gain access to more software developers, programmers and software architects than any other regional city in the UK.

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Access to our partner network

Discover opportunities to network and grow through our connections to the Scale Up Institute, West Midlands Growth Company, Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Birmingham Tech. Or, get involved with supporting STEM talent through Founders4Schools and TechSheCan.

Our Serendip® open-innovation programme provides start-ups and smaller businesses with the opportunity to partner with global corporates on innovation projects, including 5pring, HS2, Barclays, and the NHS.


Get in touch

Contact us to find out how we can support your business, whether you want to talk to us about your business goals or book a tour of one of our spaces.

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