Low Carbon Innovation Fund: Equity finance for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the East of England that are contributing to the low carbon economy. LCIF is a Registered Trade Mark of Low Carbon Innovation Fund
Calling Creative Industries Businesses!
Are you looking for investment into your business? The Low Carbon Innovation Fund can invest into businesses working in the Creative Industries accross the East of England. Take a look at our portfolio of previous investments and call Sam Burton for an informal discussion.
Investment Readiness Programme
Could your business benefit from free expert support for your funding application?
LCIF has developed a half-day programme designed specifically to assist companies seeking investment who may require additional support through the application process. This exclusive opportunity is only available for companies applying for LCIF funding.
In September last year, the Diana Project – a research consortium set up to support and advance the growth of women-owned businesses – revisited their 1999 report analysing venture capital investments in women-led businesses in the USA. The project aimed to establish whether women-led businesses have made meaningful progress in gaining venture capital investments since the original [...]Read more
Raising capital is not only hugely important for the growth and success of early-stage businesses, fund raising can also be a daunting and very time-consuming task. More often than not, new businesses are set up using founders’ and their family and friends' own capital but as companies grow the need for additional cash forces them [...]Read more